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You volt modded yours though? Correct?

You can also volt mod the ultras as well which will again put them ahead of anything you can manage.
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Really I would like to see ultras beat my GTX's
Just come over and look which cards hold the #1 and #2 spots in OCNs TOP 30 Computers.
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This is incorrect again the Ultra at stock is an OC'd + V-modded and better cooler product so sure.. Whatever you want..

The Ultra though can OC further!! So what now?

Anyway the Ultra isn't like the super card but it is freaking powerful and if you have the cash go for it..

I'm sure Cong (sp?) is very happy with her investment.
right right..so the fact that my gtxs run just as cool with stock cooling and have higher clocks than a stock ultra means the ultra is automatically better? ZOMG I CANT OC AS HIGH WITH AN ULTRA!?

whenever i have the need to push my gtxs to that level, ill let you know bud
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right right..so the fact that my gtxs run just as cool with stock cooling and have higher clocks than a stock ultra means the ultra is automatically better? ZOMG I CANT OC AS HIGH WITH AN ULTRA!?

whenever i have the need to push my gtxs to that level, ill let you know bud
Back it up! We have "similar" systems, right? This is the best chance we have in OCN to compare apples to apples.

Since you have GPU waterblocks as well, I want to see you run 732/2310 on your GTXs and post it on USForces G80 Overclock Thread.
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Well everyone seems to wonder exactly my purpose but when I seen a single 8800 not even be able to run NWN2 at max settings then I got thinking. I havent upgraded my computer for 3 years and I was able to play every game. Now I see games like NWN2 that are brand new and one 8800 wont even run it smoothly at max settings and makes me wonder about future games. I dont want to have to upgrade in one year just because it seems the hardware builders are starting to lag behind.
i can max nwn2 on a signgle gtx at 1680 x 1050
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Back it up! We have "similar" systems, right? This is the best chance we have in OCN to compare apples to apples.

Since you have GPU waterblocks as well, I want to see you run 732/2310 on your GTXs and post it on USForces G80 Overclock Thread.
dude, im sure by now you know that GTX's cant reach a clock of 732. big effin deal if they cant! i havent benchmarked my rig in the 2 months ive had it. you already know youll beat me, so why the hell are you even asking?

im sure that you and your $700 ultras(lol) will beat my GTXs stupid.

case in point..i dont think 700 bones for a card with only modest gains over one 200 bucks cheaper is very smart. unless youre just super loaded, then great what other purpose do they serve other than to bench? there is absolutely no need to OC an ultra, or, even a GTX for that matter, at this point in time.
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Wish they were only $700 each
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Wish they were only $700 each
Ye but are they actually worth it? I mean I know its future proof and all, but no game any time soon is going to utilize them
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whenever i have the need to push my gtxs to that level, ill let you know bud
I am referring to this post. SO you are admitting you CANT clock a GTX to where an ULTRA can clock.

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Wish they were only $700 each
Me too.
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Who cares? Like anyone needs 700Mhz Core for gaming.....

Seems to me that everyone that owns Ultras just likes to talk about how great they are and runs benchies all day long. Use them for what they where designed for.....GAMES!
 
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