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800MHZ? that's a fairly high oc, damn nice to.

Before i had these 6870's i was actually thinking of shelling out 40$ extra for the pair of 470's. but i decided to get these. i cant complain, and these are nice. and beat my last gpu pair by mile's

they are very quiet. sip power, ( use less then 5850's ) and can keep up with GTX 470's and ATI 5870's.

and i paid only 239$ each 1 week after release. the 470's were around 250$
Nice man.

You got amazing price/perf.

I bought both my 470's used for 200 each

Off Topic: my monitor cant seem to output 1080p?

When it can do 1920x1200?

What is up with that?

In NVCP I go to select 1080p and it says input not supported?

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It's clock speed not core's.

i have a 4.5GHZ E8600 that can handle 3X GTX 280's at 700MHZ's each.

u think a core 2 quad Q9650 can do better? nope.
I never said it could beat your dual core or anything.

All I said was 3.4ghz, and four cores(anything above two will work), can handle any game out, and any cards out without bottlenecking.

Because others at the first page said his cpu would bottleneck it.


And its not ONLY about clock speed.
a single core cpu at 4ghz would bottle neck easily.
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even if he had a 3.4GHZ E6600. no bottleneck would be their.

Clock speed. not core's...


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I never said it could beat your dual core or anything.

All I said was 3.4ghz, and four cores(anything above two will work), can handle any game out, and any cards out without bottlenecking.

Because others at the first page said his cpu would bottleneck it.
    
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even if he had a 3.4GHZ E6600. no bottleneck would be their.

Clock speed. not core's...
Ehhhh, I'd still say it depends on the game. Like BC2 for example would run worlds better on a Core i7 at 3.4GHz over a E6600 at 3.4GHz simply because it does make use of multithreading for its physics.
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even if he had a 3.4GHZ E6600. no bottleneck would be their.

Clock speed. not core's...
so can you help with this 1080p issue?

I can't seem to do 1080p.

I can do 1280x720p and 1920x1200 but not 1920x1080p

What is the deal? Is my monitor broked? lol
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so can you help with this 1080p issue?

I can't seem to do 1080p.

I can do 1280x720p and 1920x1200 but not 1920x1080p

What is the deal? Is my monitor broked? lol
Is the refresh rate going higher when you get 1080p?
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even if he had a 3.4GHZ E6600. no bottleneck would be their.

Clock speed. not core's...
Thats why I'm saying a quad core will not bottleneck two 470...


And if I use your logic, a single core cpu at 4ghz would run two 470's?
I don't think so.
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actually a single core wouldnt bottleneck them.

what would happen is the demand's of the game would crush the single core. not the graphics.



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Thats why I'm saying a quad core will not bottleneck two 470...


And if I use your logic, a single core cpu at 4ghz would run two 470's?
I don't think so.
    
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http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7937...ntium-4-a.html


'nuff said.


I don't honestly foresee that even if that Pentium 4 was at 4GHz that it would alleviate the insanely huge bottleneck.
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Is the refresh rate going higher when you get 1080p?
No it's still at 60Hz

I don't understand why it won't work
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