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Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
heats the problem, it has no where to go on these cards
It shoots out the back. Like I said the temps are the same as my nvidia card.


Still just mad you paid for a 8600 instead of going 8800 GTS?
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post #22 of 61
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It shoots out the back. Like I said the temps are the same as my nvidia card.


Still just mad you paid for a 8600 instead of getting some balls and going 8800 GTS?
actully not really, but i am getting the 8800GTS 640 friday anyway, the 8600 was a hold over.
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Ouch. That's gotta be costly. Where'd you find the 640MB? I heard they were discontinuing that line. Or was that the 320MB?

I've already smoked a 8800GTS 640 (I popped my friend's into my machine, totally unbiased as I wanted real info not to prove one is better than the other) in 3dmark06 waiting on my second GB of ram to come back from RMA and some sort of support in ATI Tool for the 2900's then I'll see what we can do about those pesky GTX's

Like I said the Heat/Noise thing is not as bad as all the Nvidiot fanboys stretch it out to be.

P.S. I never thought 3Dmark would run as smooth as it does now. I thought 6600 -> 7900 was a big upgrade!!!
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Ouch. That's gotta be costly. Where'd you find the 640MB? I heard they were discontinuing that line. Or was that the 320MB?

I've already smoked a 8800GTS 640 (I popped my friend's into my machine, totally unbiased as I wanted real info not to prove one is better than the other) in 3dmark06 waiting on my second GB of ram to come back from RMA and some sort of support in ATI Tool for the 2900's then I'll see what we can do about those pesky GTX's

Like I said the Heat/Noise thing is not as bad as all the Nvidiot fanboys stretch it out to be.

P.S. I never thought 3Dmark would run as smooth as it does now. I thought 6600 -> 7900 was a big upgrade!!!
you havnt seen how i OC, im going evga from the egg, and trust me, i have no problem with voltmods and the such, ill be ordering this with the HR-03 cooler for it, and you just watch what i can do, ATI lost this round and ill prove it, because they already lost price/preformance, they lost power consumption, they lost heat disapation, and they do not hold the crown.
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I don't think I'll be voltmodding this card. I don't usually go that far on my GPU's
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Is the noise as loud as my X1900XTX? If so, I can more than deal with it.
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Is the noise as loud as my X1900XTX? If so, I can more than deal with it.
Never heard one of those before. I barely notice it unless I turn my other case fans off, they are 21dba.
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Reason why its loud is because of high TDP,to cool a card that consumes ~200-225W and goes +100 Celsius you need a big and noisy cooler or you can go with water cooling but that's not cost effective....
Didn't you own phase change at one point in time? If so, how can you call water cooling not cost-effective? I like the Sapphire Toxic setup!

Also, those sound level examples they give are completely subjective! I don't see how a review site can really use that for comparison...
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Just saw the vid. O_o
o_O.....


Our old vacum cleaner is more silent...
    
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Didn't you own phase change at one point in time? If so, how can you call water cooling not cost-effective? I like the Sapphire Toxic setup!

Also, those sound level examples they give are completely subjective! I don't see how a review site can really use that for comparison...
For me no but for others? Yes its very subjective and watching the video,its also loud
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