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Originally Posted by juano View Post
Worry about what card you replace it with when the time actually comes because maybe kepler will be out by then or maybe it won't so you really have no idea what the market will look like when it dies again. What you ought to do know is just prepare for that eventuality by setting a little money aside when you can and trying to not doing anything that will hasten your cards death.
That is the tough part, just seeing that 772 staring me in the face is tempting me to OC it. But I will resist, not having a card sucks especially when my onboard cant put out my monitors res....
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Originally Posted by adridu59 View Post
If he didn't screw'd them at least he certainly reduced their lifetime...
Most Electronics go through a F.A. Test. or Factory Acceptance Test before they are shipped. the last part of the test involves the electronics to be tested in an oven-like condition while operating on and off. if those Caps dont fry in there, then they are not likely to fry in the conventional oven @ 350 for 10 minutes.
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With VRAM, size doesn't matter only resolution.

A 27" screen and 22" screen = the same thing @ 1080P.
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With VRAM, size doesn't matter only resolution.

A 27" screen and 22" screen = the same thing @ 1080P.
I know, but mine is 2560 x 1440 and I can already hit 1300-1400mb while gaming now.
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