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Ordered these beasts on Thursday morning and next day aired them, picked them up earlier tonight, got them installed.

I am pretty excited, BenQ 120hz X3 will be the next upgrade, more than likely a few months away, these kinda put a dent in the bank lol...

Well anyway here are some pics chronicling the unboxing they are very bad and do not do the cards justice, they were taken with my cellphone.

Hope you guys enjoy!

At the UPS warehouse, they stayed open for me past 9:30pm, although they were not very happy about it!
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In the car on the way home ! Stupid grin on my face the whole way home!
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Finally home!
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Even stupider grin on my face!
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Accesories
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The beasts sitting next to my 580 SC 1.5gb
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In the torture rack they go!
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From the top
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Spacing is pretty decent considering how huge the cards are!
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From the side
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Load LEDs
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Idle temps....so low!!!Even at stock fan speed!
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And a quick video too.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcv6vxIwcZY[/ame]
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Pretty sweet smile.gif Congrats on the purchase! I have a GTX580 1.5GB and hope to SLI them sometime next year biggrin.gif
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Update your Afterburner for triple voltage control and VRM + VRAM temp monitoring.
 
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looks nice...

just a pointer.. no need for two sli bridges, that can actually cause artifacing in some games, and can decrease overall performance wink.gif
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looks nice...

just a pointer.. no need for two sli bridges, that can actually cause artifacing in some games, and can decrease overall performance wink.gif

oh really? I did not know that at all, so i should take one off?
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Congratulations on the two new cards. You should put all three int here and have some fun with them. Looks like you need to buy some compressed air, a bit dusty in there from the pictures. Just messing with you, have fun and enjoy them.
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Update your Afterburner for triple voltage control and VRM + VRAM temp monitoring.

I am pretty sure i already have that enabled.
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post #8 of 33
Oh wow congratz bud!!!! man im so jelly right now frown.gif

I will hopefully get something similar very soon. Enjoy those lightnings!!

I'll pop in later for a better view, on my phone right now.
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Epic win!
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Originally Posted by KILLER_K;14649661 
Congratulations on the two new cards. You should put all three int here and have some fun with them. Looks like you need to buy some compressed air, a bit dusty in there from the pictures. Just messing with you, have fun and enjoy them.

Yeah i realized that when i installed them , sheesh lol its kinda gross! I am gonna dust out the whole rig tomorrow!


As you all can see, i kinda wasnt really prepared pci-e cable wise, in the sense that i had to use an unsleved 8 pin on each frown.gif
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