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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #2041 of 5998
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Originally Posted by wholeeo;13278701 
Question,

2x EVGA Superclocked GTX 570's in SLI, does a i7 950 running at stock speeds bottleneck this configuration?

I built this set up for my brother but never overclocked his CPU. Wonder if I got him missing out on some extra horses.

Generally, the faster the CPU, the smaller the bottleneck. The overhead for GPU's increases with each additional GPU's so while two may be decent, there can still be some performance to be unlocked from overclocking the CPU.

Defoler did a good job of showing that here:

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/999803-review-effect-cpu-overclock-gpus-performance.html

Enjoy and have fun overclocking! smile.gif
     
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Just ordered an Asus GTX 580 DirectCU II, it'll be here on Thursday biggrin.gif
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Lol. Just Cause 2 crashed for me 2 minutes ago after receiving sandybridge stuff today. I guess the vastly increased gpu utilization made it cringe at last. Actually I think Just Cause 2 at maxed out levels (except medium shadows, medium ssao, 8xcsaa) is a great stability checker, as most things passed my tests at even the step below 1.088v.

Oh, well up to 1.1volts then (crosses fingers). At least I know the GTX580 IS indeed quite bottlenecked with a Q9550 running @ 3.5 ghz.

@Camberwell: Good choice biggrin.gif
Edited by Chris Ihao - 4/26/11 at 4:12pm
    
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Originally Posted by Chris Ihao;13283504 
Lol. Just Cause 2 crashed for me 2 minutes ago after receiving sandybridge stuff today. I guess the vastly increased gpu utilization made it cringe at last. Actually I think Just Cause 2 at maxed out levels (except medium shadows, medium ssao, 8xcsaa) is a great stability checker, as most things passed my tests at even the step below 1.88v.

Oh, well up to 1.1volts then (crosses fingers). At least I know the GTX580 IS indeed quite bottlenecked with a Q9550 running @ 3.5 ghz.

@Camberwell: Good choice biggrin.gif

I hope that was a mistake!

1.88v = devil.gif

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post #2045 of 5998
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13283552 
I hope that was a mistake!

1.88v = devil.gif

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Oooops. Yes indeed it was yessir.gif
    
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post #2046 of 5998
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Are you running Firefox version 2/3 or 4? I ask, because FF 2/3 is a notorious memory leaker, in any case it may be worth either switching to FF4 or to Chrome and see if the leakage goes on.

FF 3, I tried 4 in the beta and was not too very fond of the interface....

I'll try reinstalling it later....i have traced it to a definite problem with memory usage...
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post #2047 of 5998
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Originally Posted by KenjiS;13284106 
FF 3, I tried 4 in the beta and was not too very fond of the interface....

I'll try reinstalling it later....i have traced it to a definite problem with memory usage...

Give Google Chrome a shot. Much snappier than FF 3 IMHO.

I went from being hard core FF user to a hardcore Chrome user. Lol.
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post #2048 of 5998
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13277840 
Would a 240mm rad be enough for a single 580?

With how cool the NH-D14 keeps my CPU I don't see the need to watercool my CPU as well so I'm going to buy a RASA kit and use it for the 580 along with an EK full cover block. Good idea?

I would get the Arctic Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler for that 580. I have one on mine, and it is great at low temps. Checkout my sig rig.

Here is proof of my GTX 580.850benchmarkscore.png
Edited by PcKiller - 4/26/11 at 8:46pm
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post #2049 of 5998
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Originally Posted by PcKiller;13286833 
I would get the Arctic Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler for that 580. I have one on mine, and it is great at low temps. Checkout my sig rig.

Here is proof of my GTX 580.850benchmarkscore.png

Max temps on my 580 are only 66C in benches which isn't life threatening. I just want to be able to OC this thing further. And I'm not sure an Accelero Xtreme with passive heatsinks on VRMS will do what I need it to.
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post #2050 of 5998
Quote:
Originally Posted by PcKiller;13286833 
I would get the Arctic Accelero Xtreme Plus cooler for that 580. I have one on mine, and it is great at low temps. Checkout my sig rig.

Here is proof of my GTX 580.850benchmarkscore.png
I just ordered one for my GTX 580 biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbalt89;13286995 
Max temps on my 580 are only 66C in benches which isn't life threatening. I just want to be able to OC this thing further. And I'm not sure an Accelero Xtreme with passive heatsinks on VRMS will do what I need it to.
well, passive heatsinks with 3 92mm fans blowing down on them tongue.gif
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