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post #251 of 1286
yes that is true!
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post #252 of 1286
i guess just don't turn it into a time machine
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"Turn Key Gaming Leviathan"

You have such a way with words CD. How much do you think your rig will go for?
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post #254 of 1286
I hope to bring what it cost to build : $2900.

Who knows...

I did manage to get Crunch back alive tonight--Liquid Cooled E6600 and all...

I guess I did good on the Raptor mounts because I can't even hear them and the Apogee GTX works a lot better now that I removed the plastic film from the base

So sometime tomorrow I will get the "Leviathan" ready to rumble and spew out some benchmarks...
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im sure you get a very nice piece of change for that rig
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So far all I am getting is spammed by asian wholesalers lol...

Honorific Sir...

LMAO
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What I can't figure out is why people are harping on the 2900xt's heat....it runs cooler at load than the Ultra!
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=9309&page=6


Has anyone reseated the HS with some Arctic 5? How well is the stock TIM applied, and is it of high quality?
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post #258 of 1286
It looks decent, but im sure some AS5 would be better.
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post #259 of 1286
I think it is the same old crap that always happens---Modki's sig about the toaster versus flame-charred bread is exactly my thoughts on this new hardware.

Any one with a grain of sense can see the architecture of the 2900XT represents an advance in technology.

The heat issue is greatly overstated. My case temps are no higher with the 2900XT than with a pair of X1950pros...

However they GPU does put out 250+ watts so cooling is not somethingto take lightly. I just think the coolers they have are fine and exhaust the heat properly..However for LN2 or Phase the GPUs are too hot for the current mouse pots/GFX phase units.

At stock speeds my cards rarely race up over 40% on the fan when benchmarking.
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