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post #11 of 70
Got the 460 from gainward, i dont really like the red pcb either and its shorter than the 5770 i had before.

The thing i like about it though is that is does OC pretty well.
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Definitely not buying Gainward products again.
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post #13 of 70
Red PCB's are so f'ing ugly!
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Definitely not buying Gainward products again.
your choise but those cards (460 and 560) are quite good
post #15 of 70
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your choise but those cards (460 and 560) are quite good
You mean they overclock well?
Well in my particular case the 560 sucks. Thing is, I have a gpu only water cooling block. And that leaves the VRM and RAM with no cooling, which isn't a very good idea for overclocking purposes. Also, the red pcb is just straight up disgusting and I don't like that the card is so small.

According to my logic, smaller pcb = fewer components = worse performance. Correct me if I am wrong.

EDIT: right now I burn my fingers if I touch the VRM - they're at stock frequency and the card is folding.
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Aren't the Palit cards the exact same usually?
Yeah, on my GTX 465 it had the warranty void if sticker removed label. I just peeled that incredibly slowly and placed it on another part of my GTX. haha
     
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post #17 of 70
The shorter Gainward and Palit models of GPUs are mainly of interest to SFF crowds, to which are ideal products for fitting relatively powerful parts into a compact space. Otherwise there's not much of a reason to buy it.
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post #18 of 70
what are you all talking about? it is red... therefore it must be faster

but anyways...

the fact that it is a shorter PCB is good to know for some people with small cases...
post #19 of 70
My Palit 460's are nonreference, it sucked when I was going to WC them, but I'm pretty happy with them besides the fact that that they toss hot air all around my case....

They came OC'd to 800/1600/2000 but mine fold 24/7 at 920/1840/1800 and get almost 13k
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Well I'm trading mine instead of returning it. How do you guys think this deal is:

The motherboard, cpu, ram and graphics in my sig in exchange for my friends setup:
eVGA X58 Sli-3
i7 920 D0
3 * 2gb Corsair Dominator 1600mhz cl8
GTX 260


My friend says he needs moar graphics, and I say I need moar 1366 platform. So in that perspective, it's a good deal for the both of us, eh?
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