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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
  • 36% (668)
    ATI
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    NVIDIA
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post #381 of 5998
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Is the high flow bracket worth it on these cards? I'm about ready to pull the trigger on the backplate and figured I'd pick up the bracket as well.

My question to you guys is is it even worth it? Maybe it will offset the 1c higher temps of the backplate? Lol.
high flow bracket is worth it on any air cooled card
    
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post #382 of 5998
My go at OC'ing my gtx580 ftw HC2...volts 1.125, core 1010mhz, mem 2250.

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I'm testing stability with 15mins of OCCT with full shader complexity and full screen. If I bump it to 1.1v and go for 950core I get roughly 30 errors in the first 5mins. Not sure if that's bad or not. I also haven't bothered trying to raise my memory anymore than it is. I've seen a few posts that have had nice memory OCs and the chips started failing, so I'm scared to go much higher
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post #384 of 5998
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Would you guys recommend Upgrading from a GTX 260 Core 216 to a 570? What kind of improvements should i expect in games such as BC2 etc.
I would recommend upgrading. Probably close to double the performance of a gtx 260, especially if you OC it cause then it can be equal to a 580. I jumped up to a GTX 570 from a GTX 280 and the difference is night and day.

BFBC2 with all setting maxed, with 4aa never drops under 60 fps on my OCed 570.

With my 280 I ran all high settings besides shadows at medium, hbao off, with 2xaa and it would still dip down in the 30s sometimes.

Vietnam runs even better than BFBC2. My framerate is pretty much locked at 85-90 fps on Vietnam.
    
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post #385 of 5998
Just ordered my Evga GTX 570 Superclocked

Although the EK waterblock & backplate will have to wait till next paycheck though..
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post #386 of 5998
Picked up a 570 the other week (thinking of picking up another one).

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post #387 of 5998
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Picked up a 570 the other week (thinking of picking up another one).

wanna buy a 570 now.
post #388 of 5998
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Picked up a 570 the other week (thinking of picking up another one).

Man you need to upgrade CPU-Z and GPU-Z lol.

But congrats on the purchase!
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post #389 of 5998
I can't believe how hard this card rips through BFBC2 ,I had only been really playing Crysis &Warhead .I just really hope that Zalman makes a 3000F cooler for this card.I really liked the way it made contact with the entire chipset on the 470.I mean ,with vapor chamber I guess not as important ,but still loud when cranked. ,and like a heater in my room!
post #390 of 5998
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I can't believe how hard this card rips through BFBC2 ,I had only been really playing Crysis &Warhead .I just really hope that Zalman makes a 3000F cooler for this card.I really liked the way it made contact with the entire chipset on the 470.I mean ,with vapor chamber I guess not as important ,but still loud when cranked. ,and like a heater in my room!
The stock cooler is pretty powerful though and still quieter at 85% fan than my 6870 was at 50% fan lol.
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