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Personaly I have the engts450 top
on crysis 2 gamer setting I top out at 55 fps with 1920 x 1080 resolution
just a thought
post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
I don't think sparkle is great quality. I'd go with the MSI of the ones you listed (though EVGA would be my first choice)

Unless you're going passive cooled for a htpc
Sparkle is as good a manufacturer as anyone else. When it comes to reference models, you can shop with a brand agnostic approach dictated by the best combination of aesthetic appeal and support. The Sparkle single slot model is solid, although it'll run warmer and louder than a reference cooling solution (as will the MSI single-slot model).

The HD5770 is a bit faster than the GTS450 and is generally a better choice at a similar price unless F@H or physx are on the menu. Generally , I wouldn't pay more than $120 for a GTS450 (and $130 for a HD5770)... but I want to know how that passive GTS450 model performs so I say go for it
    
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K I went with the sparkle.



post #14 of 18
Get the sparkle, it looks cool.
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I like silence so I would go with the passively cooled one.
     
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I would go with MSI
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K I went with the sparkle.

I expect to see pictures and thermal performance figures in the near future
    
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I expect to see pictures and thermal performance figures in the near future



I'll see what I can do.
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