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post #21 of 44
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk;13131191 
Well as to who would want this card, as of right now the only ati cards to do 3D regardless of cpu are 6xxx series.

So on some weird level this does make sense for the htpc crowd

Quite correct. I am looking at this video card as a possible Upgrade for the current HTPC. The fact that it is Silent will make it invaluable as I simply cannot stand the whine of a fan while trying to pick out dialogue from a movie.
post #22 of 44
It looks like a cheese grater.
post #23 of 44
Hating all things silent, I still want that card. Only to strap some Deltas on.
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Anything but watercooling right? tongue.gif
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So is this a heatsink or a card...
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere;13125627 
This thing does NOT weigh more than my Golden Edition. Guaranteed. My heatsink is pure copper and this has what? five heatpipes and some aluminum fins... oh nooooes! wink.gif

Your GE does NOT weigh more than my watercooled card. My waterblock is pure nickel-plated copper topped with a thick sheet of plexiglass and yours has what? 5 heatpipes and some copper fins... oh nooooes! wink.gif

/bragmuch?
 
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post #27 of 44
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Originally Posted by HybridCore;13148577 
Wow. I like it but I'm afraid of it breaking something. I would be afraid if it broke my motherboard, case, or even worse, my hand. tongue.gif

Oh please. rolleyes.gif
You screw the PCI bracket onto your case for a reason.
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post #28 of 44
stupid idea and a waste of development. sure its got a bit heatsink but then thing is that theres no air flow so that head aint going no where fast. thats gonna be one really hooooooooooooooooooot card
post #29 of 44
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd;13153739 
Oh please. rolleyes.gif
You screw the PCI bracket onto your case for a reason.
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Heavy cards still sag, and tend to put a good deal of strain on the pcie slot. Funny enough maybe pc was trying to get people to purchase their video card jack that they sell.
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post #30 of 44
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol;13154202 
Heavy cards still sag, and tend to put a good deal of strain on the pcie slot. Funny enough maybe pc was trying to get people to purchase their video card jack that they sell.

Only if they have an usually high amount of weight on the front of the card. (Or back, depending on how you view it.)

The 5970 is an example.
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Also, the 6850 isn't a particularly long card, so the torque on the slot wouldn't be too bad with just a mere aluminum heatsink of that size.
Edited by sLowEnd - 4/16/11 at 4:44pm
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