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post #51 of 77
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Originally Posted by Croft View Post
IMO the nvidia 200 series is the first really overpriced nvidia cards, you act like this has been happening forever, keep in mind the 8800GT was considered the best deal for more then a whole year.

Nvidia just got too full of it's self and needed a reality check, which ati gave it.
wat world did u live in?

sure the 8800GT was a good deal, but the 8800 Ultra wasn't.
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post #52 of 77
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The posts that I saw on XtremeSystems lead me to believe that it's the memory that's failing here.
Yeah, because the most reliable source of what causes technology malfunctioning is some kid pissed off that the money he spent (or his parents spent) was for naught.
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post #53 of 77
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wat world did u live in?

sure the 8800GT was a good deal, but the 8800 Ultra wasn't.
Ultra? Cost more then my whole computer and it's just overclocked GTX.
GTX was the deal back in the days.
post #54 of 77
These cards are suffering from Crib death. You have to let them breathe people!
post #55 of 77
If the cards died without any modding, how come none of the reviewers found this problem? I am sure they must have stressed them a lot as well including the crossfire setups.
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If the cards died without any modding, how come none of the reviewers found this problem? I am sure they must have stressed them a lot as well including the crossfire setups.
Very good question.
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Reviewers didn't get the bad batch, and likely weren't doing BIOS mods.
    
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Reviewers didn't get the bad batch, and likely weren't doing BIOS mods.
Yes, but his question pertains to the cards being bad and not just having stupid owners.
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post #59 of 77
Waahh, and i just bought two to crossfire . Hopefully it's just a bad batch of HIS's.
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post #60 of 77
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Waahh, and i just bought two to crossfire . Hopefully it's just a bad batch of HIS's.
Or 12yr old's trying to bios flash
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