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Placed the settings at max/max and then manually changed the res from 10x7 up to 16x12.
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I downloaded the demo version and realized it didn't have the benchmark So I'm downloading the full version right now.

Why set it to 1600x1200? My monitor can only support up to 1680x1050. Is that what you mean by max res?
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I just noticed your GPU speeds Kenshin, do you use any other kind of cooling on them other then stock?
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How are you liking the card? Play any games yet? Enjoy it and don't let anyone make you feel sorry for buying the card, its already a good card and can only get better.
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I just noticed your GPU speeds Kenshin, do you use any other kind of cooling on them other then stock?
I'm still using the stock cooler but I have added some as5 to it.
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No 8800 benchies? Common, we want to compare.
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I got my Sapphire 2900XT yesterday and after a day and a half running all is well, everything works; using my PSU seems to work fine, tooled around in Halo for abit with no issue. Now to sit and wait for some DX10 games and demos. I am using a Hiper 580w PSU and 2pci/e adapters. When I installed it i forgot to connect one of the power adpaters all the way and it still booted fine, but I didn't try to play any games with it disconnected. I increased the voltage to the pci/e bus for good measure. I am notplanning on overclocking it so for stock I can say it runs fine. I have installed the free copy of 3Dmark06 that came with the card but I haven't ran it yet, heard there were issues with hardware recognition. Will report back once. One of the reviewers on Newegg for the Sapphire version has the same psu as me and he also is saying it runs fine. Now to run 2 in CF I would need a recent CF certified 750w or better version but for one 500w or better should PSU work fine.
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I got my Sapphire 2900XT yesterday and after a day and a half running all is well, everything works; using my PSU seems to work fine, tooled around in Halo for abit with no issue. Now to sit and wait for some DX10 games and demos. I am using a Hiper 580w PSU and 2pci/e adapters. When I installed it i forgot to connect one of the power adpaters all the way and it still booted fine, but I didn't try to play any games with it disconnected. I increased the voltage to the pci/e bus for good measure. I am notplanning on overclocking it so for stock I can say it runs fine. I have installed the free copy of 3Dmark06 that came with the card but I haven't ran it yet, heard there were issues with hardware recognition. Will report back once. One of the reviewers on Newegg for the Sapphire version has the same psu as me and he also is saying it runs fine. Now to run 2 in CF I would need a recent CF certified 750w or better version but for one 500w or better should PSU work fine.
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Whats up with the naked guy on the ATI box?

Is that a ATI thing
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Whats up with the naked guy on the ATI box?

Is that a ATI thing
I had a naked alien on mine
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