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#13 IVIYTH0S

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:50 AM

Ok guys thanks for the input it's been helpfull yeah i'll go with the x4 965 BE I have a Hyper 212+ cooler so I should be able to oc pretty well. More than likely i'll get the 570 i'm leaning towards EVGA cause of their lifetime warranty. So I really don't need to get 4 more gb of ram. I have 64 bit Windows 7 and it recognizes 8 gb im pretty sure but will it make a difference in games?

Yeah the 212+ will easily take your 965 to the point of diminishing returns which is all a cooler should have to do. Glad you decided AWAY from buying an EVGA with the only reason being lifetime warranty (since we see you don't keep your graphics cards for a lifetime ;))

I echo what everyone else has been saying.

It's hard to say which is better between the 570 and the 7850: http://www.anandtech...duct/549?vs=518 , the 7850 seems to be a far greater value and is more efficient while the 570 wins in a few select games, most they are indistinguishably close

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:01 PM

I you could throw $50 more at it I would go with This 7870 new egg has it for $369.99
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:30 PM

I you could throw $50 more at it I would go with This 7870 new egg has it for $369.99

At that price he might as well get a 580

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:07 PM

Heck, you can get used GTX 580's for $300 these days.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:53 PM

Glad you decided AWAY from buying an EVGA with the only reason being lifetime warranty (since we see you don't keep your graphics cards for a lifetime ;))

Exactly - I don't recommend EVGA one bit. My EVGA GTX 570 runs hotter than I would like and their customer service was horrible. Overpriced and full of themselves.

EVGA CS Rep: "My GTX 260 used to run at 92C playing SC2... that's normal." :wallbash:

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 02:21 PM

Nice one OP. That's probably the best 570 you can get: cool,silent and heavily overclockable card, though you seem to have surpassed your initial budget (as we all do generally :P ).
Now besides the subject can anyone tell me how to change that message under your avatar? just having "Member" got a little stale.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 02:24 PM

Exactly - I don't recommend EVGA one bit. My EVGA GTX 570 runs hotter than I would like and their customer service was horrible. Overpriced and full of themselves.

EVGA CS Rep: "My GTX 260 used to run at 92C playing SC2... that's normal." :wallbash:

Maybe the guy with the 260 lived in a sauna. You never know.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 02:37 PM

Now besides the subject can anyone tell me how to change that message under your avatar? just having "Member" got a little stale.


Go to your profile, Edit my Profile, on that page 3rd area down is Profile Information > Member Title

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:31 PM

EVGA CS Rep: "My GTX 260 used to run at 92C playing SC2... that's normal." :wallbash:

At least you didn't have the CEO of Swiftech telling you that 130+ C VRM temperatures were "okay and safe" for a 4870X2 with watercooling.

God I hate that guy. I nearly had to eat the cost of a Swiftech Caldera setup simply because Gabe (the CEO) is a complete douchebag and won't admit fault or wrongdoing for anything.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 01:46 AM

At least you didn't have the CEO of Swiftech telling you that 130+ C VRM temperatures were "okay and safe" for a 4870X2 with watercooling.

God I hate that guy. I nearly had to eat the cost of a Swiftech Caldera setup simply because Gabe (the CEO) is a complete douchebag and won't admit fault or wrongdoing for anything.

:pfp: are you being serious? that's ridiculous

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 01:46 AM

Go to your profile, Edit my Profile, on that page 3rd area down is Profile Information > Member Title

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 09:50 AM

At least you didn't have the CEO of Swiftech telling you that 130+ C VRM temperatures were "okay and safe" for a 4870X2 with watercooling.

God I hate that guy. I nearly had to eat the cost of a Swiftech Caldera setup simply because Gabe (the CEO) is a complete douchebag and won't admit fault or wrongdoing for anything.

:blink: WOOOW :blink:

I had a hard enough time not calling the EVGA guy a moron but your phone call definitely would have broke me. Why was the CEO answering a customer complaint anyway?