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Its just luck, my ATI cards died on me and I switched to nvidia and no problems. I don't oc and cards because they can screw up so I but the oc'ed ones from the manufacturer now.
post #22 of 74
I never had any problems with nVidia.
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I would say op maybe it is a bad spell ?

Well I've only owned 1 Nvidia and 1 AMD setup. Both were fine. I've had no driver issues that I can speak of, contrary to what my friends would say that AMD/ATI makes garbage drivers (heard AMD improved a lot for this generation) and never had problems with the 460 sli I had for 1 year and 2 months, friends are running them overvoltrd and overclocked for the past 3 months and both say the card runs fine, so I'm happy
     
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post #24 of 74
now that you mention it. I've owned more amd cards than nvidia but all the cards that died on me or was stupid was nvidia cards

7200GS
7600GS
8800GT
GTX 260 216sp
gtx 560 Ti (this is the stupid one. can't even oc to 20mhz, sold it asap)
post #25 of 74
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"hey, in my limited experience with one vendor, correlated with an immediate family member's experience with same said vendor, i do declare my inquest upon the integrity of the aforementioned vendor's entire product history and lineup!"
Agreeing with this comment, maybe try another vendor next time, all I can really say is that. EVGA has done me well, 6 cards well.
post #26 of 74
It's ok brother,...put down the shotgun..let's talk about this.

I understand your having some bad luck with Nvidia,...but that doesn't mean you should get so aggressive. You know,..let's go get a beer while at the strip club. Hot chicks will make you forget your problems.

ok?

alright, We're here for you bro...but when you speak such GPU blasphemy it starts to scare us.
     
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post #27 of 74
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Nvidia Fan boys tend to disagree. As far as Hardware goes because ATI cards are usually made with smaller dye and lower consumption they dont have to work as hard. ITs a know fact that stock GTX570, GTX590 have VRM problems. ATI cards a build to handle more. In the end cards that are Dual GPU, history of problems i would stay away.
Yeah I agree, AMD cards have crazy OC potential and never die or have any problems at all!


I wish my 470's could clock like 6970s, that would be awesome.
    
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post #28 of 74
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Yeah I agree, AMD cards have crazy OC potential and never die or have any problems at all!


I wish my 470's could clock like 6970s, that would be awesome.
Paper weight > then not so good OC. My HD 5850 did 1075Mhz Core on air and with Amazing temps.
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post #29 of 74
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Yeah I agree, AMD cards have crazy OC potential and never die or have any problems at all!


I wish my 470's could clock like 6970s, that would be awesome.
Balla you sarcastic dog you . you must have what... Atleast a 200mhz OC to equal a 580? Most 6970s do us 1050 (average). That's about 170mhz increase, not that huge sadly. Awesome cards though man, hardly see many golden 470s.
     
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Balla you sarcastic dog you . you must have what... Atleast a 200mhz OC to equal a 580? Most 6970s do us 1050 (average). That's about 170mhz increase, not that huge sadly. Awesome cards though man, hardly see many golden 470s.
Working on getting the ovp protection off with a softmod, otherwise I might pay someone like cv to do it for me.

But yeah, I need about 284 Mhz over stock in order to match a stock 580, lol

I haven't kill any yet, but maybe someday I'll be so lucky to take one out in a fury of benchmarking.
    
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