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Hey fella OCN memebers,
So I bought a Zotac Gtx 570 off ncix for 319.99$ last sunday and I received it yesterday! I thought I'd share with youguys my very quick unboxing and installation + some benchmarks I ran.








And some Benchmarks:
3dMark Vantage Performance preset



3dMark 11 Performance preset


Unigine Heaven 4xAA 16xAF 1920x1080



So, to finish off, I really like my new VGA. If you're hesitating in buying a GTX 570, I can tell you you won't regret it. I basically almost doubled my performance, upgrading from a 5770

Thanks for looking this up
Cheers!
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congrats on the purchase! i am pleased to see someone go with zotac. i think they are a highly under-rated brand. good luck with it!
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congrats on the purchase! i am pleased to see someone go with zotac. i think they are a highly under-rated brand. good luck with it!
Thanks! I went with Zotac because the card was on sale, 50$ off, which is great, I was also pleased to see that there was a lifetime warranty I agree with you, Zotac is definitely underrated...
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polm, hi
i noticed in your case pic that your memory sticks are right next to each other. maybe refer to your motherboard manual about recommended memory configuration for memory stick dimm slots.
the gtx 570 is great. thanks for sharing your pics.
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polm, hi
i noticed in your case pic that your memory sticks are right next to each other. maybe refer to your motherboard manual about recommended memory configuration for memory stick dimm slots.
the gtx 570 is great. thanks for sharing your pics.
No they're fine, I have one of the rare motherboards that have slots of the same channel both next to each other...my ram is running in dual channel, that's how the sticks are supposed to be configured, but thanks for caring about that
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polm, hi
i noticed in your case pic that your memory sticks are right next to each other. maybe refer to your motherboard manual about recommended memory configuration for memory stick dimm slots.
the gtx 570 is great. thanks for sharing your pics.
I'm sure his board requires RAM to be installed next to each other for dual-channel...

Each board varies. Just 'cause it's an ASUS board like your's, doesn't mean every ASUS board requires RAM to be situated the same.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 1/22/11 at 11:46am
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polm, hi
i noticed in your case pic that your memory sticks are right next to each other. maybe refer to your motherboard manual about recommended memory configuration for memory stick dimm slots.
the gtx 570 is great. thanks for sharing your pics.
The color is obscuring the two leftmost DIMMS.
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Hey, can you do unigine heaven again but at 8x AA instead of 4x AA?
    
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I have the 5770, was considering getting another for CF. U say that the 570 doubles your 5770.. did u consider crossfire?

I only ask cause I have, until this build, was always on the green team and considering dropping red.
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I have the 5770, was considering getting another for CF. U say that the 570 doubles your 5770.. did u consider crossfire?

I only ask cause I have, until this build, was always on the green team and considering dropping red.
The two cards I had before this one were ATI cards...after numerous driver issues, plus the fact that ati cards don't support physx, I decided to go green team... I'm now really pleased of this card!
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