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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Lol, you speak like you have manipulated the card in your hands. rolleyes.gif

I've never manipulated Ernest Borgnine with my own hands and I can say that he too was butt ugly.

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What about the fact that in quite a number of spots, DisplayPort monitors aren't common? Most screens here are HDMI or DVI and DP necessitates the use of an adapter.

For most screens at up to 1920x1200 the converter dongles are rather cheap even when you put active dongles in the box. You can always go from larger bandwidth down to smaller bandwidth, but going the other way around is a lot harder if not impossible in some cases.
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post #203 of 577
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I've never manipulated Ernest Borgnine with my own hands and I can say that he too was butt ugly.

rolleyes.gif

Oh, c'mon, don't be shy. Everyone makes mistakes. You were young, drinks and drugs were everywhere and when he said "Wanna come to the back to see my Oscar and my two british awards?" you just couldn't resist. biggrin.gif

Jk. tongue.gif
    
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post #204 of 577
Probably won't even compete with 780. Disappointing
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post #205 of 577
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Originally Posted by Timeofdoom View Post

Jeez, all the "this is ugly - even if it performs great, I won't buy it"-comments.
Q: Is this pretty?
No?
Q: Did you buy it?
... rolleyes.gif
Please people. I though OCN was more about functionality than form, what is this?

You can always resort to racing stickers to cover up the fugliness....
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Probably won't even compete with 780. Disappointing

If performance cant match or come close to 780, AMD can compete with price. They've been doing that for a very long time. Significant price difference for comparable performance? Sounds like a deal to me. smile.gif
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Racing stripes makes speedy thing more speedier, everybody knows that. coolsmiley02.gif
    
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Are you trying to say that the 8800GTX is an ugly looking card? confused.gif
Yep.
While I do realize the fact that there were some pretty aftermarket cooler designs for the 8800GTX, the reference design sure wasn't pretty.
    
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I guess I'm in the minority, because I like the looks of it. It's simple and looks sleek imo. Though, I may be biased as red is my favorite color.
Also the minority here and liking the design but I just don't like red... might consider this as a replacement for my 670FTW, would definitely be going under water though, maybe CF?
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Yep.
While I do realize the fact that there were some pretty aftermarket cooler designs for the 8800GTX, the reference design sure wasn't pretty.

Well it's not the most modern thing today but back when it released it was an awesome looking thing. Big, beastly and new. Probably the best looking design at the time of its launch.

Even today it's not that bad:

 
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Well it's not the most modern thing today but back when it released it was an awesome looking thing. Big, beastly and new. Probably the best looking design at the time of its launch.

Even today it's not that bad:


Don't make me whip out my old GF4 ti4200 128mb 8x agp model I've got around here with an aftermarket copper cooler on it thumb.gif
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