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get a 780i evga or xfx board. i had a p35 mobo and bought the 780i xfx brand new for $60. Best purchase i had made cause it gave me the option to SLI apart for a board with more overclocking option. the northbridge and southbridge are running with decent temp and i can get my q9550 stable at 4ghz and 8GB (2GB X 4 STICKS). i'm holding back until sandy bridge EX and then is when i'm upgrading.
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post #22 of 24
Um, isn't the reason that V-Sync keeps usage low is because the card is powerful enough to run 60FPS at 50% usage? I use Vsync on my setup and I get a constant 60FPS and it's very smooth. Why would you turn Vsync off just to raise your temps and create more frames than your monitor can even display?
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post #23 of 24
It's just to avoid screen tearing, especially on very "powerful" gaming setups.
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get a 780i evga or xfx board. i had a p35 mobo and bought the 780i xfx brand new for $60. Best purchase i had made cause it gave me the option to SLI apart for a board with more overclocking option. the northbridge and southbridge are running with decent temp and i can get my q9550 stable at 4ghz and 8GB (2GB X 4 STICKS). i'm holding back until sandy bridge EX and then is when i'm upgrading.
wow where did you bought it from?? i couldnt find any sites that still sells the xfx 780i...
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