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OK, new account, running benchies very quickly, 1 minute after I post, sensing troll.

Besides that.

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Well he just spend $350 on a 480 and he doesnt want to buy a water system
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post #13 of 49
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No i ran the benches when subliminaly told me !?!?!
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post #14 of 49
According to his avatar, "we" are noobs because we are getting trolled.
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Well he just spend $350 on a 480 and he doesnt want to buy a water system
He'd better start saving up. The stock GTX 480s basically require water-cooling to perform at their best.
    
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post #16 of 49
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He'd better start saving up. The stock GTX 480s basically require water-cooling to perform at their best.
x2 Return it, get a 6970 or 560/570
 
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post #17 of 49
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According to his avatar, "we" are noobs because we are getting trolled.
I thought that, but don't want to be an arse and not help.
 
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post #18 of 49
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lol it is just an avatar chill man, u dont have to help me
thanks urbansmooth, he'll return it
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post #19 of 49
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Well he just spend $350 on a 480 and he doesnt want to buy a water system
I WC'd my 480, and it made a MAJOR difference. Believe it or not, a 480 is actually a pretty cool card under water, it is one of those cards that just reacts insanely well to water cooling. Like 50c max load temps at 950MHz.

I would seriously suggest seriously suggesting to him to WC that 480. A 480's air cooler is really inadequate to handle the 480's Fermi temps.

EDIT: Also, something that I should just put out there is that computers are not cheap. You can't just buy a 980x and then not buy a heatsink for it because you don't want to spend more money.
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Thanks but he is going to return it ( too much unexperience for us to water cool and etc)
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