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post #11 of 15
Gigabyte, slapping on windforce coolers since...

Gigabyte make nice motherboards but when it comes to graphics cards thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

I still can't believe I bought this "batmobile" 5770.
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post #12 of 15
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"According to the source, Gigabyte will not sell GTX Titan with this cooler, as it was made only for the purpose of demonstration. I’m not sure if this is anywhere near the truth, but if it is, then I assume that NVIDIA told them to drop the project and the rumors about a ban for custom solutions was indeed true."

Project Greenlight strikes again, perhaps?
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post #13 of 15
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It's a reference NV PCB tongue.gif
This, and maybe something to do with wanting a similar experience across all cards meaning that they don't want big bulky Titans that might be louder in some instances and stuff that expels hot air into the case.

It's stupid but sitll.

They really all that thin?

I just assumed they would be motherboard/GTX 690 thickness since we were paying $1000 for them and they are supposed to be a premium card.

I'll be getting a backplate before my card arrives then.

Surely it's up to the vendors to choose the thickness of the PCBs they use for the cards since they are making them now.
    
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post #14 of 15
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Gigabyte, slapping on windforce coolers since...

Gigabyte make nice motherboards but when it comes to graphics cards thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

I still can't believe I bought this "batmobile" 5770.

Because windforce coolers do the job and very well indeed.
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All this for only that much of a performance increase? Cool story bro. I think you'll have better luck with SLI'ing and CrossFire, which will last you longer without putting you into bankruptcy while subsequently burning your house down.
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