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I held one of these last week (my boss has big $$$ in the bank) and I found it easier to carry a PowerBook 3400 on a plane than to install this card in a PC.
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PEBKAC

^_^ Nuff said.

Oh, and BTW, what did you expect, the thing to run as cool as ice? NUB CAKE! I expect the card to run no less than 70C during gaming. Even the GTX 295 run hot as hell and the stock heat sink was BARELY enough to keep it cool. Besides that card isn't really designed to be ran on stock cooling if you think of it that way.

If I had that kind of cash ballin' I would have done 2 things:

1: Water cooled that monster when blocks come out. If not, had one custom made. (BTW 2 part loop block, custom design).
2: Gone with a MUCH better power supply. Cooler Master makes crap PSUs by my standards. Seasonic, Corsair (basically Seasonic on their high end), HCP, or Cougar for me. And yes I am am more thank willing to speed 350 USD on a PSU (like the HCP 1200W)
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How much does that card cost? Does it make me cake? Is it delivered to me born aloft by 16 greased naked eunuchs?
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post #25 of 68
It's probably just bad luck tbh...

And what did you expect when it comes to heat? the thing will put out just as much heat as 2 GTX 580s. If your case isn't well ventilated it'll get a bit toasty.
 
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post #26 of 68
There's 1000 of those cards supposedly, and he has bad luck with 2 in a row? lol I'd be upset too if I paid 6 months rent on a graphics card and they screwed it up twice biggrin.gif Then again, I wouldn't spend that much on a card to begin with haha..
    
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post #27 of 68
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Originally Posted by Allen86;15337886 
There's 1000 of those cards supposedly, and he has bad luck with 2 in a row? lol I'd be upset too if I paid 6 months rent on a graphics card and they screwed it up twice biggrin.gif Then again, I wouldn't spend that much on a card to begin with haha..

Agreed lol. But I spent $600 on my GPU redface.gif

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6 months rent? Where do you live dude? In someones wardrobe?
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^ Parents house.
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Weren't these cards really meant for DICE? that would explain the hot temps and crummy air cooling.
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