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MSI Preparing Custom GeForce GTX 260 with 1.8 GB Memory

Discussion in 'News' started by alexp999, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. wolf

    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    I hear you there, I'm all up for having double frame buffer over reference on any card, just to make sure ;)

    would be insane to see a GTX295 with 3584mb total memory :eek: they're not using the outer pcb for memory chips on either side :D
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    And get two of them with waterblocks installed. :eek:
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    Gigabyte advertises 50,000 hour capacitors on their "Ultra Durable" motherboards. Either people have very different ways of measuring capacitor life, or these caps are 1/10th the lifespan of the ones Gigabyte uses. Perhaps they could ask Gigabyte where they sourced theirs from (yes, I'm being facetious.)
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    "Ultra durable" series aside from the introduction of all solid capacitors is just a marketing term really. They would say 1 billion hour capacitors if it sold more motherboards. But its not like I think Gigabyte makes bad motherboards. I believe MSI and Gigabyte make the best inexpensive boards out there from my experience. ;)
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    This thread came to mind browsing one motherboards info:

    100% High-quality Japan-made Conductive Polymer Capacitors!
    VRM 5000hrs lifespan @105°C, 500,000hrs @65°C

    That should clear everything out, it's all about the temperatures. Quite a massive increase in lifespan with realtively "small" drop on tempretature. 7 months to 57 years :)

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