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Damn, you got the #1111 post.
Btw, here's my setup for now:


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post #1112 of 6757
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Originally Posted by goldbranch View Post

Damn, you got the #1111 post.
Btw, here's my setup for now:

so how do you like your 7870 taihi le CF set up?
I was very tempted to get those two. how is it compared to gtx 660 sli?
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post #1113 of 6757
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Originally Posted by goldbranch View Post

Damn, you got the #1111 post.

ROFL! Didn't even notice. Your rig has 2 trojan horses pretending to be video cards tho. tongue.gif

Diggin' those PSU cables tho. thumb.gif
post #1114 of 6757
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post

so how do you like your 7870 taihi le CF set up?
I was very tempted to get those two. how is it compared to gtx 660 sli?

Benchmark-wise, they're as fast, if not faster than 660s Ti SLI. For everything else...
Quote:
I was frustrated enough with these 7870s CFX already. Driver crash, microstuttering, CF not working properly in some games... too much hassle for me.

Edit: if you're looking at single card, it's a really good investment.
Edited by goldbranch - 3/30/13 at 8:46pm
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Benchmark-wise, they're as fast, if not faster than 660s Ti SLI. For everything else...
Edit: if you're looking at single card, it's a really good investment.

I never had micro shuttering problems in the past with CF/SLI. so you're going back to nvidia?
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is galaxy gtx 660 gc good card
post #1117 of 6757
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is galaxy gtx 660 gc good card

[H]ard reviewed one and I haven't read it.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2013/02/11/galaxy_gtx_660_gc_video_card_review/
post #1118 of 6757
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is galaxy gtx 660 gc good card

I have one, with a proper bios mod it's rather productive and cold, memory is a super clocker there also

PS/ galaxy=kfa2
post #1119 of 6757
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Originally Posted by malmental View Post

total FAIL... if you can't go on Steam and catch Dishonored on sale (not on sale right now) or legit some way,
may you experience all the crashes, screen tearing, stuttering, weak latency that you can handle.
you get no sympathy.. buttkick.gif
You need these screen tearing, stuttering, and other stuff to properly test the card, otherwise you will not know if that overclock is stable or not. They didn't release the initial part with tutorial messages as a demo, and you need that initial part with tutorial messages, because some cards tends to show problems during these messages. (Otherwise you'd need to do pixel hunting in Valley benchmark, and it probably wouldn't be enough.) Then there is the additional problem, that companies are using DRM even for demos.

(Well Witcher 2 had its copy protection removed by developers, because copy protection slowed it to half. Then producer started screaming murder.)
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Originally Posted by goldbranch View Post

I didn't mean to judge him but the fact that he suggested someone to try out a pirated game is a bad advice since it's against Overclock.net TOS
And btw, he said he wasn't sure "if a legal version would work", so I'd assume he didn't buy it yet. biggrin.gif
Anyway, back to the topic...

I thought borrowing a game from a friend isn't against TOC... And well, I have my no STEAM policy.

Technically I shouldn't allow any program with ability to access data on my computer to talk with anything that can transmit information about these data, or these data to internet. You can imagine how hard was to sandbox SC2 starter edition to pretend it's just a normal computer with few debug tools around. Now imagine I'd have to do this every time some game had a stealth update that introduced an additional copy protection.

Not to mention as a game developer I consider amoral to pay another game developer for a game. So for me it's, borrow from a friends, bundle with PC magazine (preferably on sale), or a free promos that are not on STEAM (and can be used with sandbox).
Edited by Raghar - 3/31/13 at 8:02am
post #1120 of 6757
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post

I never had micro shuttering problems in the past with CF/SLI. so you're going back to nvidia?

Well I had 670s SLI before and I never noticed any microstutter either and that's what I thought when I switched to CFX. Turns out microstutter is really bad in some less demanding games like PES 2013 or SSF4 AE. Other games are just fine, however I noticed GPUs' usages fluctuated very unexpectedly, not staying still at more than 90% most of the time like SLI.
So yeah, back to nvidia for me.
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Intel X25-V Raid 0/Samsung F3 1TB/Velociraptor ... Cooler Master V6 GT Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Dell U2913WM 
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Crucial MX200 500GB / Seagate SSHD 1TB  Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 240 Windows 7 Professional x64 Dell U3415W 
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