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I would stay with your current cards to be honest mate. I cant see much if any advantage in changing.
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The card does not sound like a leaf blower it sounds more like a jet engine have just started. The jet engine sound will rev up once you're using load.
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so it'll sound like a jet engine while playing games?
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No, it only gets to 30% while gaming
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post #15 of 50
No!
It doesn't sound like a jet engine, or even a blowdryer, while playing games.
Only if you manually set the fan to 100% will it be loud, otherwise it'll probably be as loud or a bit less than your SLI setup.
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At system start up most cards rev up the fan but will clock down after around a second...Well thats what I find with my cards.
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Order'd 2 2900xt's QX6800, Asus P5K3 Deluxe and 4gigs of Corsair XMS3 ddr3


Hopefully I can get 25000 in 3dmark 06
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...right
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Order'd 2 2900xt's QX6800, Asus P5K3 Deluxe and 4gigs of Corsair XMS3 ddr3


Hopefully I can get 25000 in 3dmark 06
I think you made a slight mistake to be honest when it comes to getting those 2xATI cards. The 2 cards you have now are perfectly fine really. Your money I guess. Good luck in getting that score mate
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good luck, maybe you can beat kinc , doubt it unless you live in antarctica, and even then he had a qx6850? or 6800.... lol

Great choices in my opinion. They aren't that loud, only run at 38% during 3d mode.

I would love to hear 2 going at 100%, you could try your hair with that combo!
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