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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Palit_Guy, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. Exavier

    Exavier New Member

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    I say stick semi-traditional Palit, go go yellow/orange PCB with a partially black cooler or something complimentary that doesn't take away from the uniqueness that Palit already show, I mean, you get so many different retailers for Nvidia, and most tend to stick to the standard green..nothing special..
     
  2. JrRacinFan

    JrRacinFan Served 5k and counting ...

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    Darn straight the price but here is something I mentioned a few posts ago.

    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=727775&postcount=116
    Hmmm, yellow/orange with black cooler. That's pretty nice.
     
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    ^ That plus a black PCB = FTW!!!:toast:
     
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    i wonder how a lime green would look...not like regular green but VERY Bright green almost yellow or somethin...

    or maybe a slate gray...
     
  5. [I.R.A]_FBi

    [I.R.A]_FBi New Member

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    frog green?
     
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    yea
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    like that ^
     
  7. GJSNeptune

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    No way. How about something more like a poison dart frog? Palit, so good they're poisonous.

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    Just Google. They come in many colors and patterns.
     
  8. [I.R.A]_FBi

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    jesus .. thats crazy ...
     
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    Yeah. A good rule to live by when in nature: if it's pretty and/or brightly colored, STAY AWAY.
     
  10. Palit_Guy

    Palit_Guy Palit Representative

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    well, this went over 200 posts total. I'm going to start going back through them and separating out all the unique posts to see whether we've hit 200.

    Just a note on what unique is, I had originally intended to accept one post per person. But I don't think that's going to work as some folks have posted unique ideas across different posts. Normally I would consider it possible people would do that just to have a better chance of winning.

    Just so everyone understands, I'm calling a unique post one that presents a unique idea. If a person has presented those ideas across multiple posts for no particular reason I will count that as one post. But if they split posts up because they it would have been too large to post as one idea or if they didn't think of the new idea until after they saw something someone else had posted I'm going to accept that.

    What I'm trying to get across is that I'm just going to sort through these and make a judgment call where necessary. Just to be totally fair, I'm going to have GJSNeptune choose the winner from a blind draw. I'm opting him out since he just won a card a few days ago. Sorry bud, don't hate me.

    Let me work on this and I'll get back with everyone shortly. Very busy the next two days so I'm going to try to get this done today. If not, it will be Wednesday.

    In the mean time, feel free to keep posting. The contest may be over but everyone's feedback is still very important. Besides, we may not be at 200 unique posts just yet.
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I would just like to say think you PALiT_GUY for taking the time to run this here at my favorite site techpowerup. I think we are on the same page about this place after talking the other day.



    of course I'm not(should not be) in this list of unique post, if GJSNeptune pulls my name more on to the next guy.
     
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    I didn't even know about the contest (you linked from the Newegg thread), but I'm totally up for choosing!

    <grins evilly>


    (My card comes today!)
     
  13. Kursah

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    That's awesome Palit_Guy! I look forward to seeing someone on TPU win!

    I'm content with my 9600GT Sonic that I paid for (GJS, did you get your yet? Mine works great...get Rivatuner 2.08 and set your fan to 50-55%, still silent and a bit more effective on cooling :D )
     
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    Thanks palit_guy :)
     
  15. Exavier

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    yeah, thanks a lot for setting this up, it's nice to see that a company cares enough to come to the (only ;)) community :toast:
     
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    ya basicly if you have UV lights the colour will glow and in some cases change colours
     
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    Palit_Guy Palit Representative

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    Well someone remind me how much it sucks to have to go back through all this data next time and put it into a spread sheet. I'm about an hour in of copying, pasting and format fixing to get through the first two pages.


    Ugggh.
     
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    Maybe you shouldn't have neglected the thread so much. :D
     
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    When your 9600gt comes in, I want you to OC the heck out of your rig and then put the 3dmark results in a thread. My rig has an 8800gt and the way it creates heat you might actually get more 3dmarks than me. It would be an interesting thread don't you think. :D

    It would be neat to see if the 9600gt is actually better than the 8800gt in some cases since the two cards are so similar. :)

    My 8800gt runs so warm it prevents me from OC'ing it far. :(
     
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    Palit_Guy Palit Representative

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    That may be. But you're ugly and at least I can catch up! :roll:
     
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    The rest of your system kills mine though.

    (These posts are off topic and are only further frustrating Palit_Guy.)
     
  22. DaedalusHelios

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    I am a muscular version of his avatar pic in real life. No joke :laugh:
     
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    Don't knock on Fry! He's handsome if you have one eye.

    (Didn't mean for that to rhyme, but Matt Groening should pay me for it.)
     
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    The VF900 cooler comes with blue heatsinks that are a nice electric blue. If Palit put that on any PCB it would look awesome. :D

    On a simple black PCB it would be very eye-catching and exotic.
     
  25. DaedalusHelios

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    Also the back of graphics cards get more exposure to the eye in towers with windows like at LAN parties. If the back of the cards, or the fan heatsink shroud had "Red Silky Moire" applied to it...... it would be the flashiest card ever made.

    "Red Silky Moire" is illusion film: http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=450&

    It would replicate the designs of exotic frogs like the cool, lethal one's that GJSNeptune posted above.

    There is also:

    Aqua Silky Moire: http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=452&
    Blue Serpentine: http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=451&
    Clear Silky Moire: http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=451&

    Fabrication would be simple since it all comes on a roll. If you want a beautiful card thats the way to do it. :D
     
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