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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. 3volvedcombat

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    I already got 60 bucks in the paypall, so i might consider on going to get a little upgrade. I can run this q at 4.3Ghz 24/7 and itll be fine on low voltage but im fine. GTA 4 for me runs at 40-60 fps at 1440x900 with sli 260's My second 260 does a little rendaring in helps with a 10-15 fps gain, using nHancer i see this.

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    I actually dont think it was the processor but the 750i chipset which is fail to begin with. You know something is up when your system runs faster at 3.8 than 4.0 :ohwell:
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    Was it really that bad? my 750a (amd) with a 940 was pretty damn good running dual 280s.
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    But nothing is as good as getting ripped 200-250 bucks when it was realeased but having gigabyte budget boards surpassing it while overclocking, and being stable at the same time in crossfirex.

    And now the 7xxi series is useliss because of modded drivers.

    Everybody wanted this and that from evga/xfx but most the boards that were even 200 dollars or below didnt have the quality of intel chipsets, and nvidia "overpriced" the boards in my opinion to.
    Some rare people get good 780i's and 750i's but that aint changing the way that i think, when my personal freind baught a 750i, and its shitted up, and like 100+ people wishing they had a better board, including folders like bucknasty and such because there board wont even let them do a nice overclock on a wonder quad or dual core. Many reports of the 750i and above of heating chipsets, and there were mods and such for it.

    I belive getting 450+ FSB on a high end nvidia 780/750i board and a quad was considerd very good or wonderfull. And if it was stable and a low voltage on the chipset, then the board was godly. But most of them die, get damaged, or cant overclock any all that well.

    Thats my judgement of the 750i-780i+ at this moment PP. I dont know about the AMD series of Nv motherboards, but the 750-780i's now a days are only good for someone who
    #1 dosnt overclock that much
    #2 Has good GOOD case flow and high quality fans
    #3 Is lazy and cant hack sli with automatic patches for Intel boards.
    #4 *Note* *Just for 780i* Want triple cards in there system to fold(bucknasty)

    Dont get me wrong on my opinion PP, When those boards first came out, it was my dream to have a 780i ftw/ultra with a q6600 and a Tuniq heatsink. But the future has revised, reviewed, destroyed the series pride in my opinion and i now think there almost useliss.

    But hey there priced right at 100 dollars now. You can get a ZOTAC 790i ultra for 100 bucks on newegg i think. Would be good for triple 260's just for shits and gigles :)
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    yeah... they borked it on the Intel side pretty bad - it couldnt handle quad cores at all, had nasty memory issues/NB instability. The NB took 1.5 volts to get anything over 1700mhz fsb which made it run smoldering hot.

    The first generation on the intel side also had a habit of corrupting hard drives :ohwell:

    although ive heard nothing but good things on the amd side
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    Now i want a 780i, a new psu, and another 260.
    My mind is wondering now!!!
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    right now my rig is sitting in boxes on the floor waiting to be sold :laugh:
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    dont do it!!! go i5... i just got this 750 stable at 4.2ghz with 1.36v... 18gb/s memory badnwith... forget the 775- this is so, so much faster - sell those parts, and you will be able to go i5 easy. plus you have a tx750 wtf would you need a new psu for :confused:

    the 790i's arent bad tho.
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    Eh my exerpeince with the 750a was excelent. Just didnt have enough umph for me.

    Mind you, i did have an e8400 and an XFX 780i for a short period of time but not long enough to really notice any flaws.
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    Just fitted my 4890!

    Time to see if I can max out my games :p
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    Finally finished setting up my second cruncher. Been toying around with the crap BIOS to OC as much as I could (3.3GHz). Took off a few support frames and covers and slowed down the 80mm fans to make this inaudible. Secured the mATX PSU with cable tie so that there was plenty of open room for the CPU fan to get cold air from. Intel Quads don't seem a clever thing to put inside a SFF case I've realised :slap:

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    Its about time man! That was the weakest link in your rig.
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    Fallout 3 looks much much better now with this card + maxed settings and some graphics modifications :p

    ( high res textures, better faces etc)

    Going to install modern warfare 2 later, I wasn't bothering to buy games for ages due to the 3850, now I can play most things.

    Huzzah!
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    Not that you needed to but why didnt you go 5xxx? Also what mods you running in Fallout 3?
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    I've no money, I traded for this card.

    Can always trade again later eh : ]

    I've no need to rush when this card can handle things for a bit : ]
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    For a bit? Your set for a few years man. A good 4850 is still more than enough for 99% of games out. Thats one good thing about all these console ports. Less upgrading.

    Anyway you didnt answer me. What mods you running on Fallout? Also where you at in the game?
  19. kyle2020 Guest

    im hoping to add a 4890 Toxic to my rig sometime soon, you'll have to let me know how she runs panther, I feel my 260 is lagging behind my Q6600 in some aspects, and I fancy an upgrade anyway :)
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    Sorry missed those questions :laugh:
    About the 4850s, I know I want a 4850 or 4870 instead of this but no one has any! :laugh:

    I've completed the game now, just restarted though as I chose my skills inefficiently last time so really struggled in certain areas, so going through again with some experience under my belt to see if its easy :laugh:

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    *edit* Kyle buy this 4890 if you like, one of those fancy Asus ones with one 100 and one 92 mm fan.
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    KieX, nice little HTPC you have there. :toast:


    As for the 780's hate.. My board wasn't all that bad. I had the FSB hole, but other then that it kept on chucking with my 280's. 790i ultra was a great board. I wouldn't figure it to hit 500fsb, but it did, and it make me to go and water it all to see if I could go higher.. lol.

    But, would I suggest a person to go and grab a 780 board.. nope.. Not worth the hassle it could give you..
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  22. kyle2020 Guest

    tatty has offered me one of his toxic's for cheaps, reckon its a good upgrade over my 260? Ill be paying about £30 to go up to the toxic after selling my 260 (hopefully).
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    dont bother,, start saving for upcoming geforce ,, :))) or look for 5850
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    Is that a Mountain Mods case? Man I love those inside panels and sheer space inside that case. Your watercooling setup makes me think of some sort of alien spaceship insides. That a cool thing to me ;)
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