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post #51 of 63
terrible wording on my part. i meant we need to figure out this issue before claiming it is an "issue". my fault.

i still would like to see watercooled results as i've found others that have claimed nvidia vrms take less watts when cooled better. some gtx 480s watercooled use less watts than on the stock cooler. this could definitely mean the OCP will come in later on a watercooled card.
Edited by soilentblue - 3/28/11 at 3:02pm
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congrats to your new gpu.. thank you for the pics.
one point, they give you a t-shirt, pack the card like a diamondring and what else, but why?
imo this is making people to victims of the industry, as the fact that you are forced by your feelings to make it to a kind of "holy" unpacking procedere and forces you to believe that this card is more than a plate with metal on it, thats is a result of research and marketing strategy, besides that it is (just) a very good vga card.
things have started to be the replacement for much simpler human needings (their feelings) and instead of recognizing this, people victimize themselfes and get more part of this faulty system we live in. sorry, its rly nothing personal. i just felt the need in this moment to write this down.
maybe ive gone too offtopic, sorry for that and have fun with your card! bye..



edit: this is also a slap to myself (:
post #53 of 63
I can tell you after I updated my drivers 3dmark 2011 despite reinstalling several times only fully runs when everything is set to stock. For some reason it crashes after the first 20 seconds into the first benchmark with my old overclocking settings. I am a little upset but I would rather have a fully working video card then one burning up on me. I may consider getting rid of this and going back to either a single GTX 580 or dual 6970's again.
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I hate how EVGA blocks are so beautiful now. That's EK's job! EK needs to make more beautiful blocks like this. Their blocks are beautiful but they don't cover the whole card.
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Hybrid, EVGA Block is built by Swiftech not EK
Edited by Pedros - 3/29/11 at 4:48am
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All the best mate...
I envy you to have second fastest card and fastest Nvidia Card till date in the world.......that too watercooled......

Enjoy gaming.....
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After this crap with the drivers, I might consider returning this card, or am I better off reselling this??
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Dunno if anyone else asked this yet, but how many FPS do you get in Crysis 1?
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Better yet, how many FPS do you get in Metro 2033??
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That shirt is gonna get you so many chicks bro!
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