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Forgot too say I've had my Catleap for over 6 months now without an issue. Here are some Just Cause 2 Benchmarks, didn't know which was the standard so I do all 3 of them:

Dark Tower -


Desert Sunrise -


Concrete Jungle -



PLA Benchmark:



Edited by Chobbit - 9/11/12 at 12:29pm
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iARDAS i might be able to get you a coupon for dirt3 i have one laying around somewhere i'll have to find it tho
Edited by Drakenxile - 9/11/12 at 12:42pm
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Originally Posted by Chobbit View Post

Forgot too say I've had my Catleap for over 6 months now without an issue. Here are some Just Cause 2 Benchmarks, didn't know which was the standard so I do all 3 of them:
Dark Tower -

Desert Sunrise -

Concrete Jungle -

PLA Benchmark:

Added both the Just Cause 2 and PLA benchs. Thank you very much. thumb.gif 580 SLI is a very nice hardware for 1440p as can be seen. Good job :)

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iARDAS i might be able to get you a coupon for dirt3 i have one laying around somewhere i'll have to find it tho

Haha. Really? I would neve say no if you have the coupon. It might be region locked though doh.gif

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Added both the Just Cause 2 and PLA benchs. Thank you very much. thumb.gif  580 SLI is a very nice hardware for 1440p as can be seen. Good job smile.gif
Haha. Really? I would neve say no if you have the coupon. It might be region locked though doh.gif

Thanks for the add too the club.

They are good cards, the benchmarks are done at stock I maybe should have added, Although I've got them comfortably up to 950 core at the locked voltage limit when I first got them and benched them, it's just not needed at the moment. Extending their life, keeping them quiet and knowing I have a lot of head room for the future.

I went from 3 screens originally with these cards, and although it's awesome, trying too add any AA with full details at 6000x1080 made these cards feel very un-powerful, struggling too hold 30-40 frames in big games. But for 2560x1440/1600 these cards are perfect, letting you play everything with as much detail & AA as you want comfortably. although at these resolutions FXAA seems too give the clean lines of 4-8aa without the hit, allowing constant over 60fps.

Highly recommend them for these resolutions and should be able too get some for less than the current generation.

I'll do a 3D Mark 11 tonight, is there any other benches your interested in? Is there bench programs for BF3 & Crysis 2?
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Window Aero:
I also heard of Disabling Windows Aero. - I think its just makes your desktop fancier
1) Can someone confirm?
2) Does it really improve performance (FPS) if Windows Aero is turned off?
3) How to turn it off?
4) What else does Windows Aero do?
**does any of this matter if I play in FULL windows mode??
I play in FULL windows mode so I can mouse-over to LEFT/RIGHT monitors.
Thanks guys
I think this should be in the OP =)

It makes your themes fancier with such things as alpha/transparency and other appearance features. We found in the Surround Gaming Club increases micro-stuttering, disabling it by right clicking your desktop > Personalize > Choose a theme from Basic Themes . You can tell it works when the top of your windows and task bar are no longer transparent. This can seriously reduce and even eradicate micro-stuttering.

Also one thing too note is window mode can sometimes limit the amount of GPU usage you will receive and affect frame rates, however if your happy with the output then you needn't worry.
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I for one love Aero and am very disappointed to see it omitted from Windows 8....
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Forgot too say I've had my Catleap for over 6 months now without an issue. Here are some Just Cause 2 Benchmarks, didn't know which was the standard so I do all 3 of them: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Dark Tower -

Desert Sunrise -

Concrete Jungle -

PLA Benchmark:


I really like Just Cause 2....bought it like 2 years ago and I still play it thumb.gif
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What one you guys would choose?

Achieva Shimians or a CrossOver?

I already have an Achieva Shimians on my home server but going to buy 2 more for my main. I'm not really digging the bezel on the Achieva Shimians. How do the CrossOvers compare?
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Most consider the Crossover to look best amongst the Korean monitors. I got the older Shimian IPSB's with the edge-to-edge glass and I think they are easily the best looking but they aren't available anymore...
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Most consider the Crossover to look best amongst the Korean monitors. I got the older Shimian IPSB's with the edge-to-edge glass and I think they are easily the best looking but they aren't available anymore...
Wish I could get my hands on 1 of those. I have the newer Shimian.
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