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post #41 of 77
Packaging is great, no more red PCB, 4x 8 ø large heat pipes for good heat dissipation, 2x 92mm fans should be quiet, 12 power phases... they really fixed their problems. But I guess it will come with the price...
post #42 of 77
geesh, what a monster.

Imagine this coming out from behind a curtain in a dark room. You s*it your pants...
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post #43 of 77
This thing looks AWESOME!

Finally they decided to go with black PCB instead of red?
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post #44 of 77
Looks like them things will definitely hit 1Ghz core clock.
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post #45 of 77
I'm really starting to dig powercolor...Pretty late in a product life-cycle to be adding a new version though.
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I'm hoping this has a fair price.. Will buy it just to play about. PowerColor have been making some neat things lately. 6870X2, and now this. About time, we needed some competition for the Lightning series... If one can even find that anywhere.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Can't see the heatsink under the shroud very well.
Source says 4 heatpipes (and I'm guessing +fins as usual). Probably a similar design to this but a more revised heatsink maybe??

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Originally Posted by TheBlademaster01 View Post
The cover looks cheap and rather inefficient to me though. Colour scheme and shape look nice though.
Well their previous PCS coolers have been really good, this may even be a better, revised version. It does look much better, at least.

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Sweet, now I know to never buy anything PowerColor.
... Why?
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I'm hoping this has a fair price.. Will buy it just to play about. PowerColor have been making some neat things lately. 6870X2, and now this. About time, we needed some competition for the Lightning series... If one can even find that anywhere.



Well I can't really see much but from that pic of the card, you can sort of see a heatsink under the shroud, and I'm guessing it is at least 4 heatpipes..



Well their previous PCS coolers have been really good, this may even be a better, revised version. It does look much better, at least.



... Why?
<tinfoilhat>

Because it's very satanic and has the "evil" number 13 in it. Just look at your mcdonalds, arby's, etc etc logos, rotate them clockwise and then you'll see what appears to be the number 13.

There's also 3 and 33. Look at the windows logo, especially the older ones. It should be obvious, the black border makes a 33.

And we can't forget our 1333mhz front side bus

</tinfoilhat>

And besides, I already have a 570 with the best GPU air cooler on it
post #48 of 77
looks cool..

i like that many hardware manufacturers go black/red.. but i want a white pc, with white hardware inside :<
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And besides, I already have a 570 with the best GPU air cooler on it
Well.. maybe this is for those who want it? Like me. My 570 sucked. I always wanted a 6970 Lightning but never found one in stock and this seems to be very similar so if the price is fair I'll get this for sure.. It looks pretty sexy with a CH V.
    
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post #50 of 77
Oh jesus. I think mine got hard.


Shmexiness in its very pure form.


@Nioxic: High five!! I love white hardware aswell
   
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