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MSI N460GTX Hawk 1024 MB

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  1. W1zzard

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  2. Kumitsu New Member

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    W1zzard, any word on when youll be doing the GTX 460 1GB from Gigabyte ?
    alot of people have been buying it off from newegg.com and i believe its the card
    that has the most reviews right now avaliable.

    only reason i ask is because i would like to see the max overclock stable, and max overclock on voltage settings?
     
  3. theonedub

    theonedub habe fidem

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    Awwww, no VRM and no RAM cooling? Great cooler and review, pass on the card :(
     
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    Is the Cyclone missing VRM and RAM cooling?
     
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    How come in the game benchmarks don't have GTA IV ?!
     
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Yes, the only cooling comes from the fan on the card. I was hoping the Frozr (with its Premium price) would have RAM and VRM cooling. I guess I could always add some myself..
     
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    Very good review. I like this card, twin frozr cooler looks pretty good, but I always end up buying cards for 200 us$ or less.-
     
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    Am I fair to summarize it this way - its dead even with a stock HD 5850, won't be any faster when both are OC'd to their maximum, costs about $20-$30 less than a stock HD 5850 and uses about 40W more power at load?
     
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    That seems like a really nice card. I would like one... :)

    Also, nice review. I love how I can compare noise and energy consumption. Keep up the good work!
     
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    I've been waiting for this card for a while. Low temps + better OC-ability + low noise = SWEET. But there is never a good time to be out of funds. :shadedshu
     
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    An interesting fact is that it some games perform worse then the 768 MB Cyclone. See below
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    Strange, though no two benchmark runs are ever the same, I just noticed lower FPS on other cards in the 2nd pic. HD5870 loses 10fps, while GTX480 loses 14fps :confused:
     
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    Maybe it has to do with the different drivers used during each test?
     
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    Wiz, there might be some out of date copy+paste text in there. You may need to update your review templates:

     
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    explanation is below the specs table

    this review doesnt include 512 mb nvidia cards, other reviews do
     
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    If you look closely, you can see that all the cards on the right have lower fps. Take the 5850 for example. So you can't compare those two reviews/benchmarks directly.
     
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    Didn't see any explanation but as stated below it is a general problem for that particular game/bench.

     
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    Almost same setup, except for drivers and HDD used. Didn't see the small note under the test system thing :banghead:
     
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    Great review, just one small thing - the pic on the box is a F117A stealth fighter not stealth bomber (Northrop B2).
     
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    Hey W1zz, Digg links are still not working.

    Oreviously, clicking hte box in your post would pop up a window, and I could log into digg to submit. now the button changes when I click it, but no popup.

    I am not logged into DIGG.
     
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    the f117a is a ground attack aircraft and definitely not a fighter plane. for some reason airforce picked F over the A designation which would be appropriate for this kind of plane
     
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    All I'm saying is The 'stealth fighter' is the nickname for the F117A whereas the 'stealth bomber' is the nickname for another aircraft.

    Stealth Bomber
     
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    Any reply on this, please ?
     
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    dunno .. not really talking to anyone at gigabyte
     
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