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Poll Results: Should i buy the ATI radeon HD 5970 for 225 (or 250) used?

 
  • 71% (23)
    Papa smurf says yes!
  • 28% (9)
    hells to the no >=[
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post #111 of 153
550 for the reference and as high as 625 for the aftermarket ones on average
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post #112 of 153
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Pick up the card at 10:30 AM EST tomorrow
    
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post #113 of 153
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post

Pick up the card at 10:30 AM EST tomorrow

Nice.

I'll warn though, it may be slightly bottlenecked by your CPU. It's a serious card.
Edited by White Fire - 1/5/12 at 4:04pm
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post #114 of 153
keep an eye out on neweggs open box. i just got mine for 160 buks shipped.
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Nice.
I'll warn though, it may be slightly bottlenecked by your CPU. It's a serious card.

ight imma grab a liquid cooling kit and 4.2GHz this sucker =]
    
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post #116 of 153
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post

ight imma grab a liquid cooling kit and 4.2GHz this sucker =]

Lol, OK, you do that. smile.gif I'd like to see some benchmarks with it like that smile.gif

H100 I hope..
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post #117 of 153
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Originally Posted by Pentium4 531 overclocker View Post

Hexa fire? lol, the only way to check if the base memory on the 5970's is 4GB (2GB per GPU) is to crack it open and check it out =] thats wut i did on my 5830 (along with cleaning the cooler) i personally think that 1GB video card memory is no longer enough... GTA 4 needs at least 2 GB memory to max out -_- hopefully in the future they will make it so that in crossfire mode the GPU's share memory


The only BE with 4GB is Limited Edition less than 1,000 units ever made. 2GB per GPU and it's Eyefinity 6. Got 2 with running number 00xx and 00xx upsidedwnsmiley.gif

 

 

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post #118 of 153
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The only BE with 4GB is Limited Edition less than 1,000 units ever made. 2GB per GPU and it's Eyefinity 6. Got 2 with running number 00xx and 00xx upsidedwnsmiley.gif

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Can i has one smile.gif
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post #119 of 153
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can i have both?

AND I FINALLY HAVE THE SYSTEM UP AND RUNNING WITH THE 5970 wheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gif
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Sorry for the bad image quality, i cant find my camera anywhere, so i used my phone

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HERE IT IS BOX N EVERYTHING!

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dual GPU awesomeness

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5970 > 5830 > Quadro NVS 285

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Tearing apart my system

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Yup....

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LOL ..(again bad quality the card is hard to hold and my phone doesnt compensate for movement very well, just showing a size difference)

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CHALLANGE ACCEPTED! (really bad quality this time... just picturing CFX these 2 =P)


MY card came factory overclocked... but not by much.. just 10mhz on the core and memory
Edited by Pentium4 531 overclocker - 1/6/12 at 12:48pm
    
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