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post #11 of 21
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GTX 660ti/670/680, GTX 580, Radeon 7870/7950/7970

Thank you so much! =) So nothing on the 6xxxx line that will be equal or one step ahead?
Edited by ITAngel - 9/21/12 at 10:34pm
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post #12 of 21
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Thank you so much! =) So nothing on the 6xxxx line that will be equal or one step ahead?

6990. The 570 is on par with the 6970, the highest single gpu solution. I don't know why you'd want to get rid of your 570 though. You should be able to OC it into oblivion (I have mine running at 950-975 core 2300 memory) which puts it above 580 levels. However if you're looking for a performance increase, why not just go SLI?
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6990. The 570 is on par with the 6970, the highest single gpu solution. I don't know why you'd want to get rid of your 570 though. You should be able to OC it into oblivion (I have mine running at 950-975 core 2300 memory) which puts it above 580 levels. However if you're looking for a performance increase, why not just go SLI?

You are going to laugh but, I am trying to unlock scorpius mode. lol also this thing is a freaking oven lol have to keep the fan on it about 70-75% during gaming. still working on my new case trying to build some good air pressure inside of it. Just put my CPU FX-8150 out of water cooling into the CM Hyper 212+ just to see if I can keep it cool now with 8 fans. biggrin.gif
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post #14 of 21
Sounds like you need to fix your case/cooling problem first before you do anything...570 is still a fine card
post #15 of 21
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Sounds like you need to fix your case/cooling problem first before you do anything...570 is still a fine card

true cooling is way better than my old case so the big deal here is unlocking Scorpius mode with the 990FX chipset and the FX cpu. However; I am not sure if I will see much of a performance gain or not.
Edited by ITAngel - 9/21/12 at 10:48pm
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Oh I thought you're saying your GPU is an oven
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Oh I thought you're saying your GPU is an oven

It was with the Antec 900 case. Now I have an Enermax Fulmo:D Still have two fans I haven't installed yet working all the wires and stuff at the moment.
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I guess the question is this. Can Scorpius mode provide better performance with equal card than the GTX 570 to be worth the search for a graphic card for this machine?
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I guess the question is this. Can Scorpius mode provide better performance with equal card than the GTX 570 to be worth the search for a graphic card for this machine?

FX 8150 is an unlocked CPU. your GTX 570 is a very good GPU. I have a HD 6950 2GB with core i5 2400. i can play most games at close to max settings. In a game like BF3 i had to push AA down to 2x. Most other games I was able to max out. Your GPU is easily faster than mine so you should have no probs if you overclock a bit. As far as heat is concerned yeah GTX 570 can get a bit hot. If you really want a cooler and better performing card you have to look at GTX 660 Ti as a minimum card. but the problem in general is the FX CPU cannot match the core i5 CPU in gaming performance.

what clocks are you running the FX CPU at ? cause i don't believe the sig rig when it says 10083 Mhz biggrin.gif
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FX 8150 is an unlocked CPU. your GTX 570 is a very good GPU. I have a HD 6950 2GB with core i5 2400. i can play most games at close to max settings. In a game like BF3 i had to push AA down to 2x. Most other games I was able to max out. Your GPU is easily faster than mine so you should have no probs if you overclock a bit. As far as heat is concerned yeah GTX 570 can get a bit hot. If you really want a cooler and better performing card you have to look at GTX 660 Ti as a minimum card. but the problem in general is the FX CPU cannot match the core i5 CPU in gaming performance.
what clocks are you running the FX CPU at ? cause i don't believe the sig rig when it says 10083 Mhz biggrin.gif

Hey thanks for the info but I am not out to grab the top CPU gaming score. I do more than just game and no other CPU can help me achieve those goals than the FX-8150. I do audio composition, video editing, graphics with photoshop sometimes as a hobbie and deal with very large files while multi-stasking other things at the same time. The FX-8150 has provent to me it can handle large files fast and I can still game while things is happening in the background. Yes is not the fastest gaming CPU but, is one heck of a multi-tasker cpu for sure. To many people get get into the benchmark score on software desing originally for Intel or they setup rigs wrong on the AMD side so the score are way off. For an example I seen reviews talking crap about AMD FX CPU and yet they are testing the cpu with with 1333 ram or not running ram in dual mode. LOL *** If I recall the internal memory run at 1866.

Anyways going off topic here but the GTX 570 is a great card never said it wasen't Just wanted to unlock Scorpius mode to see how it is but I might just grab a nice cooler for the card from newegg; ARCTIC COOLING ACCEL-X3 Fluid Dynamic VGA Cooler. It will do the job to keep it cool but also not sounding like a 747 Airplane.
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