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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #341 of 5998
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Kyle... You have a machine that screams for GTX 580. But dont get me wrong, 570 is also one hell of a card. But if its up to 2-3 weeks, then go for that 580.
This card is simply a beast, absolutely fantastic.

Edit: just do some OC for your CPU. My CPU is 3.8GHz for everyday use, cos that is also with stock voltages and stable as rock.
thanks I'll definitely go for the 580 then. and I will eventually go for a higher OC, but I've just never gotten around to it because even only at 3.2 its still a great proc for my uses which is mostly gaming
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Well, count me in as I ordered and paid for a gtx570 a few days ago.

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Edit: just do some OC for your CPU. My CPU is 3.8GHz for everyday use, cos that is also with stock voltages and stable as rock.
Honestly I dont think its necessary to have a higher cpu speed than 3.2 for a single gtx570, according to what I've read about the subject. The benefits at the highest resolutions will be minimal. I got a q9550 like the sig says, and I'm gonna keep it at 3.2 for the sake of low noise, even after getting the 570. Will post some results when I get it (hopefully later this week), in regards to bottlenecking.
    
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Well, count me in as I ordered and paid for a gtx570 a few days ago.



Honestly I dont think its necessary to have a higher cpu speed than 3.2 for a single gtx570, according to what I've read about the subject. The benefits at the highest resolutions will be minimal. I got a q9550 like the sig says, and I'm gonna keep it at 3.2 for the sake of low noise, even after getting the 570. Will post some results when I get it (hopefully later this week), in regards to bottlenecking.
Yup, but we were talking about GTX 580. And my point was, that you can easily make it 3.8GHz with stock voltages. And there is no noise or heat issues at all. When you have a good cooler. And he having Corsair H50, so no noise issues. Or my Noctua, no noise issues.
At the moment my 3.8GHz is idle at 35C to 40C.

And sure it does a great job on stock settings and turbo enabled.


Edit: And I hope you get your card soon as possible
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post #344 of 5998
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Yup, but we were talking about GTX 580. And my point was, that you can easily make it 3.8GHz with stock voltages. And there is no noise or heat issues at all. When you have a good cooler. And he having Corsair H50, so no noise issues. Or my Noctua, no noise issues.
At the moment my 3.8GHz is idle at 35C to 40C.

And sure it does a great job on stock settings and turbo enabled.


Edit: And I hope you get your card soon as possible
Thanks man. Looking forward to it. Waiting is a love/hate thing

Of some reason I misread and thought you were talking about the 570. I would agree that an overclock is more required to maximize the 580's.

Actually when I'm talking noise its not the cpu cooler fan in itself I'm talking about. Its all the other fans that give good airflow through the case, which obviously need a bit more juice when oc'ing (no mechanical noise, but lots of air passing through). I actually had 3.6 dialed in at some point, but my C1 needs buckets of volts and is a hassle to keep stable at that speed, and when I decided to put all the cabinet fans at minimum I felt safer going down to 3.2 as a compromise.
    
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You are welcome.

I have all my case (Antec p193) fans at minimum and I have 2 x 120 Noctua intakes at front. Yes sound can be irritating if just adding more and more fans. But most important thing is, that there is more positive airflow into case.

This was my temp result here just a few minutes ago. Idle while I was writing here earlier, and then did a run with Heaven 2.1... 1080 res, 4xAA, 16xAF, Normal Tesseletion.




and my case


at the top, fan near Blu-Ray driver is actually intake also. The top behind and rear is pushing air out.
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post #346 of 5998
yo wassup ppls, got my new card few days ago, upgraded from hd5750 xD beast of an upgrade. spent today doin some overclocking:-

GPU CLOCK 742-->850

MEMORY 950-->1050

SHADER 1484-->1700

VOLTAGE 1.05-->1.075



iv orderd phenomx6 1090T to keep up with the new beast. system will b complete wen i replace the mobo with crosshair iv and get another 570 xD for now good stuff, really impressed with this card
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post #347 of 5998
Pope.. welcome to OCN and nice numbers you have there with your new card.

Dont get another 570, cos it wont work with your Crosshair IV. (Only crossfire settings, NOT SLi)

Thou I must tell, that Crosshair IV is a damn good mobo, and my GTX580 was better OC in that, than my new setup.
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I went from a pair of 6870's to a single GTX580 and quite pleased with the results.
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I went from a pair of 6870's to a single GTX580 and quite pleased with the results.
I remember when you picked up the 6870s... It does not feel as though it was that long ago
    
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I remember when you picked up the 6870s... It does not feel as though it was that long ago
It was recent...

I simply had too many issues with them (issues I never saw with my pair of 5870's).

I like the GTX470's in SLI even less but the single 580 is a stellar card.
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