Originally Posted by Wile E
Yep. The golden rule for early adopters. I learned this lesson on my HD2900XT.
Thats the lesson I got from a watercooled 8800 GTS640mb, I swapped over to a 2900XT and clocked the hell outta it!
man a good .. erm, performing power guggling monster.
That was just useless at stock.
1200mhz on the memory
1050 on the gpu was what I pretty much ran. pretty much over the stock, 743//900
Originally Posted by buggalugs
wow you would think an expensive card like this would have bulletproof components....i guess not.
They absolutely didnt, weakest components I've seen in years, I thought 4870X2 was poor( which it was) butGTX590 just set a new standard to what bad components on high end videocards is.