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[TT] Palit JetStream GeForce GTX 680 4GB Video Card Review

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2GB of GDDR5 always seemed like a weird amount of memory to have on the latest NVIDIA video card, the GTX 680. It's not that 2GB isn't a lot, it's just that we're at the point where we feel when spending in excess of $500, we'd have a video card that carried a minimum of 3GB.The second we knew the card came in 2GB flavor, though, we knew that it wouldn't take long for someone to come out and offer us a variant with 4GB. Just like they were the first to offer us a custom designed version, today they're the first to offer us a 4GB version. Of course we're talking about Palit.
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That box, has a nice sticker.
 
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+5 FPS for box sticker.
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Yeah... 2gb seems to be working just fine for me at 1440p redface.gif
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I haven't seen large gains with 4GB compared to 2.
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Is voltage control still locked? frown.gif

And there is something seriously wrong with how they measure power consumption.
A 7750 shouldn't be drawing nearly 100W more than a 7850.
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Anyone dealt with Palit's Customer Service recently. I was really off put when I read a forum post by one of their csr's dealing with their crappy warranty (back when everyone else still had better warranties). The guy was a massive tool.
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What a pointless benchmark.. No Surround vs Eyefinity benchmark. Might as well have wrote this for the whole article "The extra 2GB wont help much for single monitor setups and we like AMD too much to do a Surround test".
But what an ugly cover for the heat sink and fans, ugh.
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whats up with not testing bf3?
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What a pointless benchmark.. No Surround vs Eyefinity benchmark. Might as well have wrote this for the whole article "The extra 2GB wont help much for single monitor setups and we like AMD too much to do a Surround test".
But what an ugly cover for the heat sink and fans, ugh.

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whats up with not testing bf3?

And this.
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