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Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post
What about those who have inverted motherboard trays and acrylic windows?
he has a point =/ some MM cases and virtually all micro ATX cases have a window right on the sticker.
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post #52 of 65
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he has a point =/ some MM cases and virtually all micro ATX cases have a window right on the sticker.
I was actually referring to the Lian-li PC-V1x00 series.
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Was/is Gainward any good?

I know the name but can't really place any positive or negative reviews to their products.

I mean a video card is a video card - right?
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Was/is Gainward any good?

I know the name but can't really place any positive or negative reviews to their products.

I mean a video card is a video card - right?
Not all things are made equal, in PC hardware this saying is ten times as true. Don't buy the cheap brands, they might explode.
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Not all things are made equal, in PC hardware this saying is ten times as true. Don't buy the cheap brands, they might explode.
But is Gainward one that will explode? hehe
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so when's eVGA going to follow suit?
I want eVGA support for ATI cards
You can say that again man........eVGA would be great.
This is a great move for ATI fans. More options means more competition, and more competition means better products.

Does Gainward typically offer good packages (games, etc.)?

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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Honestly how useful is a lifetime warranty? In 3 years the card is going to be quite slow and you probably won't have it.

Remember what was around in 2005...

7800GTX was king. How many are still using the 7800GTX?

So 3 year warranty is probably sufficient.
I agree. I can't see PC hardware being viable in the gaming realm for more than 3 years.........I will end up retiring one of my 2900XTs to my wife's PC when I build it...
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/27/08 at 10:19pm
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You can say that again man........eVGA would be great.
This is a great move for ATI fans. More options means more competition, and more competition means better products.

Does Gainward typically offer good packages (games, etc.)?
Who cares, we Americans are left out of Gainwards glory
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"Both new cards feature PC-Express 2.0, DirectX 10.1 support and the ability to make Nvidia fanboys cry"



gainwood is borderlining on being a generic brand IMO
    
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Not too bad looking. I still wish there was something besides red, pink or purple.
OMG if they had a purple PCB for the ATi cards, I would actually go out and buy a newer mobo just to run Crossfire for dual purple. But sadly, they don't it's freaking bright red. Kinda clashes with the blue and green I've got going on inside my case but ah well.
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Yet another thing the Inq was right about...

I hope more of nVidia's AIB's take this lead and run with it
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