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Anyone use sparkle? any luck oc? They have a deal going on and was considering it.
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I use Sparkle. I can't comment about OC though since mine artefacts in FurMark even on stock due to not having enough power. I have heard that they don't OC well though. Still it's a GTX 580!
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Yah and bascially i get a 1250w psu for 69.99. Just not famaliar with the brand.
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mine artefacts in FurMark even on stock due to not having enough power. I have heard that they don't OC well though
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There is nothing wrong with Sparkle..it is a good company with good warranties..they make cards just like everyone else, except theirs have some nifty aftermarket coolers
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post #6 of 11
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Yah and bascially i get a 1250w psu for 69.99. Just not famaliar with the brand.
Scary. Thats a lot of bits and pieces that could fail inside an offbrand 1250w PSU.
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post #7 of 11
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the 1250w is a sparkle gold. jonnyguru rated it a 9.5 in performance....so since the cards give me a discount...why not! backup psu.
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post #8 of 11
I have two Sparkle Calibre 480's which OC over 900 and stay cool and quiet.
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post #9 of 11
I use a Sparkle GTX 260 core 216 and is has worked flawlessly for me for a loooong time. My card personally cannot overclock much, as I get lock-ups and crashes (no artifacts though). I did get it up about 60Mhz core before I had issues though.
post #10 of 11
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the 1250w is a sparkle gold. jonnyguru rated it a 9.5 in performance....so since the cards give me a discount...why not! backup psu.
oh ok it's a Sparkle PSU. Thought it was just some overnight chinese company that maks their PSUs out of old silverware.
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