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I would be too. This "limited edition" seems to have turned out to be not so limited.

Either way they are great cards just hope yours turns out to be good.
I'm not sure if I should just contact NCIX or something. I think Linus (NCIX staff) had mentioned some kind of agreement for pre-flashed cards they were selling. I will be pretty disappointed if my card doesn't unlock when I originally paid for what was essentially a 470. (much more than a regular 465 at the time too).


Anyway, I'm hoping to get some free time tonight to test it out.
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I'm not sure if I should just contact NCIX or something. I think Linus (NCIX staff) had mentioned some kind of agreement for pre-flashed cards they were selling. I will be pretty disappointed if my card doesn't unlock when I originally paid for what was essentially a 470. (much more than a regular 465 at the time too).


Anyway, I'm hoping to get some free time tonight to test it out.
Good luck Frosty

I'd raise hell if it doesn't unlock.

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I asked MSIalex in his "Ask me anything NVIDIA related" thread how many of these cards were made, and here's his answer:

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2500, however the numbers are not completely sequential for (unknown) reasons. I believe the numbers had a gap in them for regional purposes... so the possibility exists that new [North American] shipments are simply stock not sold elsewhere in the world. However, this is my best educated guess.
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Good luck Frosty

I'd raise hell if it doesn't unlock.

That is all ...
I plan on it. I've got two 6950s now anyway so I'll probably try to sell the 465s. If they are flash-able it shouldn't be a problem. Otherwise, they're worth much less and they'll be much more difficult to sell.....that will anger me.

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I asked MSIalex in his "Ask me anything NVIDIA related" thread how many of these cards were made, and here's his answer:
So it's still possible that only 2500 cards were made. Well, 2500 that were actually numbered, even if it wasn't sequential. Who knows how many non-numbered golden editions there are.

I'll be installing it later but I'm pretty sure it didn't have Twin Frozr II on the cooler either. Just full copper with "MSI" in black.
Edited by Frosty88 - 1/24/11 at 11:52am
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And even then, we've seen multiple people post pictures of cards numbered above 2500, but not 3000.
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And even then, we've seen multiple people post pictures of cards numbered above 2500, but not 3000.
This is explained by Alex where he mentioned that there is a gap in the numbers. He is saying that he knows we are confused about seeing card numbers above 2500.
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Well...

Both cards did in fact unlock and seem to be fully stable. No clicking fans either!

With that said, I really dislike receiving 465 GE's without a specific number engraved into the heatsink. Oh well, I guess MSI had some left over copper coolers that they popped on 470 PCBs for RMA purposes.


Anyone, I guess I'll be putting them up for sale now. To the appraisal section I go!
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This is explained by Alex where he mentioned that there is a gap in the numbers. He is saying that he knows we are confused about seeing card numbers above 2500.
Ahh, must have missed that part
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So MSIalex will these new GTX 560-Ti GE's be a so called limited edition run as well or just a standard run with the copper coolers? Any chance they will be able to unlock into something else? hmm...

http://us.msi.com/index.php?func=pro...6&prod_no=2089
Edited by krazzymoose - 1/27/11 at 1:27am
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So MSIalex will these new GTX 560-Ti GE's be a so called limited edition run as well or just a standard run with the copper coolers? Any chance they will be able to unlock into something else? hmm...

http://us.msi.com/index.php?func=pro...6&prod_no=2089
Those are nice cards!

There is nothing they could unlock to, and I bet there will be more than 2500 made JMO.
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