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An older MSI 790FX-GD70 is not a bottleneck for 2 of these cards right?
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An older MSI 790FX-GD70 is not a bottleneck for 2 of these cards right?
Nope.Tri-fire is when you start to see a noticable difference.Go for it!
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post #13 of 29
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An older MSI 790FX-GD70 is not a bottleneck for 2 of these cards right?
16x,16x PCI-e 2.0 is the best you can get on the market right now. Your 790FX is capable of that.

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Nope.Tri-fire is when you start to see a noticable difference.Go for it!
Single xfire connector on the 6850s means no tri-fire
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post #14 of 29
MSI just keeps hitting the sweet spot in terms of value / $. This looks sweet.
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post #15 of 29
nothing new here, same damn design all the time lol
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post #16 of 29
[H] is late on this one.

Guru3D review. notice the date: 24th December 2010.

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nothing new here, same damn design all the time lol
if it ain't broke, why fix it?
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post #17 of 29
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nothing new here, same damn design all the time lol
That's not a problem when the cooler is one of the most efficient and quiet available The Cyclone is a fantastic solution for mid-range performance cards.
    
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Fine if it works, but damn they could of least do something new. If i was making video cards, i would be coming up with all sorts of new designs haha
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post #19 of 29
I was checking this card out a while ago and wondered how the cooler worked. Good to see it performs as good as it looks. I think this card would be more than enough in my setup. *counts change*
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post #20 of 29
Great cards these cyclones, I've heard they actually perform better than the twin frozr design on the 460. Too bad I can't stand the way they look, I want a cooling solution that covers the card, none of this naked PCB stuff
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