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The graphics card with the hottest looks?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by qubit, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    This is a not too serious thread on which card or cards you think look the hottest/meanest/baddest. It's got nothing to do with the actual performance of the card and can go back as many generations as you like.

    My personal favourites are the HD 2900 XT & 9800 GX2.

    The 2900 has a good-looking, translucent red cooler and has that great flame design on it. The GX2 has a real heavyweight, brute force look to it, which reflected it's awesome performance at the time.

    EDIT: As everyone is posting pictures, I thought it only proper to post mine too. :D

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    the 5870, it looks like the batmobile when viewed from the right angle.

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    Sapphire HD 5870 Vapor-X,Asus EAH4890,Asus Mars,Asus GTX 285 Matrix,HIS HD4870 IceQ4 ...maybe MSI Twin Frozer GTX275/285.
    As for reference design the 5970 wins by quite a bit
     
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    There is little style however with the 5 series cards, now my card has some style! :rockout:
     

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    the ASUS matrix 285.

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    hot damn.
     
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    There are some Nice looking GFX card [specially from Asus] that pop out every now and then, but the main two i always liked are:

    ASUS EAH4870
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    ATI radeon X1900's
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    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    Until the graphics cards look like...

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    I will not be impressed by looks alone.
     
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    ummm, the 8800GTX Leviathan

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    The EVGA GTX 285 Classified and 5870/5970 tie as my choice for the top looker. I love cards with backplates on them, plus the whole matte black finish with red accents looks killer.

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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    OMG Binge are you trying to make me lose control?! :eek: <Qubit struggles to prevent turning into a quivering mass of jelly> She's smokin' !

    I think you may have a point there.... :D
     
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    blonde is not too sexy,luckily!:D
     
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    Certainly the Batmobile and the Asus Matrix.
    The HIS IceQ3/4 also looks damn hot.
     
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    I need a graphics card with Binge's Blonde's piccie on, in fact tell me who she is and I'll print one off and glue it to me damn card! :eek:
     
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    The future of graphics cards will be a 4x3 LCD that lets you upload and display whatever design you want on it.

    But before that, they will make them all-white so that you can draw your own design.
     
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    I'm in love with the hot Sapphire babe. They had a couple of cards with her on and I almost bought them just for her! :laugh: I think one was a 3870. There's a full-on picture on the box too. <gasps>
     
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    DUH

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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    57xx/58xx/59xx series cards look pretty damn awesome as stock cards go.

    Gotta say i like the look of the 8800GTX Leviathan too.

    EDIT: almost forgot....

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    Asus EAH 4890 with SUPERML cap.

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    I've a bias as I've got one at the moment, but god-damn for a stock cooler its a beauty.

    Having taking it a part even teh engineering is beautiful in a way, a lot of work went into the cooler.
     
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    Its a monster but i like it :D

    Gainward 4870X2 GS GLH
     

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    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Got to agree, if I got any 4890, that would have been the one.
     
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    Fans still noisy though on the Anus...... It's whisper quiet on the toxic, and the GPU is better binned ;) Cosmetics aside of course because it does look a mean muvvaa!
     
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    yeah mine can be noisy too ahahahah :toast:
     
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    I like this one ...

    ASUS EAH4870x2 Tri-Fan Edition ... :pimp:

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