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post #11 of 61
Well, the first one isn't getting any air so what do you expect?
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post #12 of 61
lol if it sounds like the FX5800, and preformance is like the FX5800 was, then it must be the next FX5800
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I can't even hear my 8800GTXs glad I went nvidia...

*runs before the rant*
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post #14 of 61
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Well, the first one isn't getting any air so what do you expect?
What's your point? That's how they design it
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post #15 of 61
Sladesurfer is officially the "Bash ATI" news poster.

Please talk about something else, honestly. We all know how awful these cards are, so quit rubbing it in and talk about how crappy Barcelona will be or something.
    
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Sladesurfer is officially the "Bash ATI" news poster.

Please talk about something else, honestly. We all know how awful these cards are, so quit rubbing it in and talk about how crappy Barcelona will be or something.
Im not.. im thinking of getting the 2900 xt soon
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WTH!?! Are you serious? All you've had is bad news about them... ever...
    
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post #18 of 61
I love my 2900XT. I've had the fan on at full tilt, honestly it's not as bad as everyone makes it out to be. Also on the issue of heat; at stock settings it's about 2-5Cº cooler than my old 7900 and at stock load is around the same (70Cº). At 850/1750 I can climb to 80Cº very fast but hardly ever go over 85Cº the Catalyst center won't let you go over 858/1800. Waiting on ATI Tool to be updated so I can really mess with this thing.

The fan on it is quieter than the 3 thunderblades in the case.
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post #19 of 61
To be honest, anyone who pops for these cards is more than likely both aware of the noise issue, and ready/willing to throw a water block on it to REALLY get the performance out of it. The stock cooler does a decent job, but we're all aware that these have a lot more to give if you can get rid of the heat.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Witchfire View Post
To be honest, anyone who pops for these cards is more than likely both aware of the noise issue, and ready/willing to throw a water block on it to REALLY get the performance out of it. The stock cooler does a decent job, but we're all aware that these have a lot more to give if you can get rid of the heat.
heats the problem, it has no where to go on these cards


also just to be fitting i have updated some old artwork that was around in 03, just for ATI

The original


The new


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