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post #161 of 172
Ok can we have thread closed.


I got two things out of this.

Masked and soulin would make the best married couple in history.

and that Masked has no clue what he is on about and doesn't know how to overclock but he's a manager at Alienware (wait I retract that last statement, it's explained in the bold)
post #162 of 172
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Ok can we have thread closed.


I got two things out of this.

Masked and soulin would make the best married couple in history.

and that Masked has no clue what he is on about and doesn't know how to overclock but he's a manager at Alienware (wait I retract that last statement, it's explained in the bold)
I don't think my girlfriend would approve.

And regardless of your opinion, I have yet to be proven wrong.

I'm not a manager, it's even in my profile occupation...+1 for educating yourself.
post #163 of 172
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I don't think my girlfriend would approve.

And regardless of your opinion, I have yet to be proven wrong.

I'm not a manager, it's even in my profile occupation...+1 for educating yourself.

It's in his profile guys
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You have clearly stated multiple times in this thread that drivers are the ONLY issue. Are you changing your stance now after 22 pages of being berated?
Wrong.

Post #65 by me:

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I get why you have issues and believe it or not, I actually agree BUT, releasing a card with the wrong drivers was a MAJOR factor as to why ANY of these cards "blew up", period.
Read the underlined for me.
post #165 of 172
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I don't think my girlfriend would approve.

And regardless of your opinion, I have yet to be proven wrong.

I'm not a manager, it's even in my profile occupation...+1 for educating yourself.
In all honesty, I don't look at peoples profiles.

1. because 85% of the time they talk crap

2. I have better things to do

Also me educating myself about you is an eduction I really don't give a toss about.
Sorry to sound harsh but I just don't give two bananas.

Now had you of said something profound about XHTML, C++ or VB coding then I may of raised an eyebrow. But since it says Alienware it's a wonder I have a face left with the force I face palmed.
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 3/25/11 at 12:32pm
post #166 of 172
I'm Biased because I have a ASUS GTX 590 in the mail, but guys remember that the reviewers were saying that the 6990 in OC mode shut itself down, and when OCed downclocked.

Have we heard those complaints from the card users? no.

What I want to hear is the opinions of the real world users. And of course I will be forming my own opinion of the card since I will get one on monday.
 
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Definitely think those 3x450s > 6990!
Don't worry, I'll have 4 more soon. Then the price tag will be more then the 6990!! Will that satisfy you?
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post #168 of 172
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Wrong.

Post #65 by me:
The problem is, cards have blown with correct drivers too!

And a stock volts too, it has been quoted so many times in this thread already, you surely must have noticed it............
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I always seem to use apple products wrong
Well your not supposed to do that to a hot Apple pie
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post #170 of 172
IMO It's not only the drivers fault but also the hardware.

They made a cheap solution to their VRM design taking up too much space on the pcb and Nvidia wanted it as small as possible.

We know what voltages the 110 can handle with the 580 out in the wild so long. We also see the effects of less phases with the GTX 570.

The GF110 can suck massive amounts of power therefore NV has to limit it through software which is where the drivers come in due to the hardware. Hardware wise the 590's vrm's will try to pump what the GF110 is asking for but they just can't handle it.

IMO, if the engineers would have made the pcb a tad bit longer and kept a 6+2 phase design for each core and memory then a 1 phase for the NV200 bridge chip the GTX 590 could have been the champ all around.

Can't wait to see some custom pcb designs that incorporate a more powerful vrm setup.


Anyone that says it's completely a driver issue is a moron. The only reason the driver is a issue is because the hardware is the issue. But to stay in specs they had to hinder the hardware in some way shape or form.

I really do wanna buy one just to play with, but it doesn't make much sense due to them being so limted imo, even for us users with GTX 480's we can SLI and hit/beat the performance of a GTX 590.
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