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post #51 of 83
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Originally Posted by windfire;11697299 
I heard that the newer AMD cards (6850/6870/6950/6970) are slightly thinner than the 5xxx series, thus making the gap between 2 crossfired cards slightly wider for better ventilation.
(I am not 100% sure of this and I wish someone can measure the card thickness of a 58xx and of a 68xx/69xx for confirmation.)

So, by the time you go Crossfire, maybe it is worth to upgrade to the 6xxx series.
i won't be changing my card until at least the time the 28nm cards comes out. i don't see the reason to change right away as my 5850 still is an okay performer smile.gif

thank you for the heads up on the mesurements will look into it.
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Awesome for folding. Other than that, I'm not seeing a big benefit. Maybe for someone with an ITX case?
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post #53 of 83
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Awesome for folding. Other than that, I'm not seeing a big benefit. Maybe for someone with an ITX case?
Some store bought cases can only fit a single slot. I would have picked one of these up if it were available earlier.
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post #54 of 83
I assume this would be a very loud card. Even the low profile GTS 450 wines at me for the simplest of simple gaming. I can't imagine how this card would be any different.
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I assume this would be a very loud card. Even the low profile GTS 450 wines at me for the simplest of simple gaming. I can't imagine how this card would be any different.
I think the key difference between a GTS450 Low Profile and this card is the cooling system.
The former uses a plain aluminium heatsink (no heatpipes) and therefore the fan needs to blow at high speed to compensate while the latter uses a large surface vapour chamber all copper heatsink with a (relativity speaking) large diameter fan. This cooling setup might make a difference.
post #56 of 83
I had a single slot 8800GT. I liked it but it got pretty hot
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I had a single slot 8800GT. I liked it but it got pretty hot
I have a single slot 8800 gt. With the regular shroud on at low fan speed it idles at like 51c. It loads at 69c when folding. Thats not bad at all IMO.
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post #58 of 83
they should have single slot watercooled gtx 580s
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post #59 of 83
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Initial shipment of this card has reached stores in China and is being sold over the counter now.

Selling at ~US$218 (equivalent), tax and everything included.

To space:
take a look at these 2 pic
1. Rampage III Extreme
2. P6T7 WS SC

Red=dual slot cards in SLI/CF
Blue=single slot sound card


Edited by windfire - 12/19/10 at 1:37am
post #60 of 83
i was like NO WAYYYY until i saw that there's no sli.

then i was like...no way.
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