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I really want a new card. frown.gif But I must hold on 'til next year.

Same here. I really need to find a job ASAP to get a nice new video card.
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Those fans look loud...really loud.
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post #23 of 129
Great binning, getting it right first time, and then making fullcover waterblocks for it. Then even I would consider the absurd amount of money on it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jean-Luc;11807444 
Binning. Maybe 1% hit 1Ghz core

I think you're talking about 460 Hawk...

The Lightning name is always reserved for the top single-GPU solution.


As for binning, "second revision", etc., there's much more to this story. Let's just say, the 460 Hawk Talon Attack was named as such because it was not a revision, but a special card offered with the blessings of non-MSI personnel. I can't say much beyond that.
    
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post #25 of 129
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Originally Posted by MSIalex;11809103 
I think you're talking about 460 Hawk...

The Lightning name is always reserved for the top single-GPU solution.


As for binning, "second revision", etc., there's much more to this story. Let's just say, the 460 Hawk Talon Attack was named as such because it was not a revision, but a special card offered with the blessings of non-MSI personnel. I can't say much beyond that.

Other than the 0,4ns better memory chips?
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post #26 of 129
I like how the 6970 has a tag on it that says broken. xD
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post #27 of 129
BTW, someone should post the other news story from S|A regarding other products.

Free rep points for you. hurry.

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post #28 of 129
Quote:
Originally Posted by MSIalex;11809103 
I think you're talking about 460 Hawk...

The Lightning name is always reserved for the top single-GPU solution.


As for binning, "second revision", etc., there's much more to this story. Let's just say, the 460 Hawk Talon Attack was named as such because it was not a revision, but a special card offered with the blessings of non-MSI personnel. I can't say much beyond that.

You are absolutely right. Not sure why i was thinking about the hawk. Did they make a 460 lightning?
    
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post #29 of 129
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;11809497 
I like how the 6970 has a tag on it that says broken. xD

also looks like an early/unfinished PCB design.
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post #30 of 129
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jean-Luc;11809656 
You are absolutely right. Not sure why i was thinking about the hawk. Did they make a 460 lightning?

Nope.

It's always Lightning > Hawk, and TwinFrozr > Cyclone.
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Originally Posted by Velcrowchickensoup;11809657 
also looks like an early/unfinished PCB design.

Don't worry, the finished goods will be seen in a week in 89109.

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