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When the hell is this bad boy out? Later this month or anytime now?
My local store shows that it will be awailible on march 13 smile.gif
post #92 of 301
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My local store shows that it will be awailible on march 13 smile.gif
Oh snap! thanks!
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Great, now you have some more thinking to do just after you've finally settled on keeping your 780!doh.gif

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This IS Overclock.net right? biggrin.gif I doubt I'll buy one... at least I hope not... tongue.gif
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post #94 of 301
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Originally Posted by Majentrix View Post

Two 8 pins AND a 6 pin?

Isn't that the kind of power a dual-GPU flagship uses?
Why that much for a single card?
It was stated in the review that that card ca run on a 6+8 pin on o 2x 8 pins.
If you OC the card and you need more power and/or stability the card gives you that choice.
post #95 of 301
Nice too hear the moans about it should have a better OC rolleyes.gif

These cards are setup with near maximum settings in the 1st place on air, and fit the bill for anyone that doesn't want to go down the OC route and it will have a 3 yr warranty thumb.gif

And if you are going to water cool this card then you would buy one without the fancy trimmings otherwise cost is not plausible thumb.gif
post #96 of 301
Memory overclocked higher then stock card probably because this card has higher core voltage.
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what would core voltage have to do with memory overclocking
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post #98 of 301
Any news on when EK is dropping their water block for this card?
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what would core voltage have to do with memory overclocking
Mine's not stable at 1625 unless I add some vcore.
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Any news on when EK is dropping their water block for this card?

Expect about 3 months after release.
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