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Please forgive me, I'm a hypocrite

post #1 of 21
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I talked so much crap regarding both the 6990 and the 590 but I ended up buying an EVGA GTX 590 today. I'm gonna take a few extra shifts at work to make up for the cost, and I still plan on buying the 600 series when it comes out. I don't plan on overclocking any of my video cards and the 590's quieter than the 6990 and Nvidia historically has better driver support so I figured why not.

Man, I feel like such an ass. Sorry guys.

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post #2 of 21
cool confession brother
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post #3 of 21
Well, at least you're honest!
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Thread Starter 
Well, I didn't wanna look like a hypocrite. lol.

Is my 750W PSU enough for my rig?
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Feel good thread.
    
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post #6 of 21
Heh, I don't think anyone would've noticed had you said nothing.

I would say give it a safe overclock, just to make better use of that $700, but that's me. Regardless, grats on the card.
post #7 of 21
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Thanks guys. So is my PSU enough for my rig?
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post #8 of 21
They say recommended is 700 but you have to include other things like processor wattage and stuff. In theory you should be ok though.
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post #9 of 21
Did Nvidia disable overclocking on the GTX590 in the latest drivers? I recall reading something about that.
     
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post #10 of 21
Your thread title might be a little off..

You are not a hypocrite. Cause my friend, you are a true man

I really like your decision to go with the GTX 590 Cuda + PhysX ftw
    
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