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#51
Good, I gamed one close quarters last night for a while and loved it :)



670 hands down death. We talked about this on teamspeak LOL
I know i just wanted to clarify as we had talked about the 7850. Also is the card i found a good pick or can you suggest a bettere one?
 

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Any reviews on that card? Hows the cooler on it?
The 670 you have listed is the newer power edition that has more phases and a great choice BTW :)
 

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Ooo aaaa didn't see that. I just thought it was a non reference card.
 
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The 670 you have listed is the newer power edition that has more phases and a great choice BTW :)
ill snag it then thnks. I hope my switch to nvidia is a happy one. my 5850 has been a good card and close friend for a while now. As soon as it comes in, i will have my 5850 up on the FS US page. ~50-75 for it shipped i figure is what Ill ask for it
 

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ill snag it then thnks. I hope my switch to nvidia is a happy one. my 5850 has been a good card and close friend for a while now. As soon as it comes in, i will have my 5850 up on the FS US page. ~50-75 for it shipped i figure is what Ill ask for it
You will see leaps and bounds over the 5850, I even seen a good improvement with the 560TI I had over my ref 5850.
 
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Ooo aaaa didn't see that. I just thought it was a non reference card.
I really liked how it was a ref card with OC. Ive been using a non-ref card with OC so when it came to tweaking etc, i was disappointed.

Brandon, I saw the vid on newegg with the benchmarks and when they showed Call of Pripyat i was pissin my pants at the numbers. ^_^ OMG my 5850 struggles with that poorly coded game but damn that 670 (just bought by the way) switched sides and ate both their asses (to quote BF Friends).
 

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That 670 should clock quite well since its the new power edition and MADE of OCing.

my old 5850 would do 1000 core 1200 mem 1.25V
 
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That 670 should clock quite well since its the new power edition and MADE of OCing.

my old 5850 would do 1000 core 1200 mem 1.25V
lucky sob.

Mine could theoretically get that high, I had to swap the bios with the 5870 model to unlock the Voltage then I could get above the 765mhz clock they had me at. Bad thing is my cooling was not good enough to keep even a 900mhz stable clock. Maybe if i was liquid. ^_^ anyway i have to leave out for my First stage interview for Toyota Manufacturing Plant. Over an hour away. man my truck blows on Fuel. My truck eats fuel like a starving fat man at a chinese buffet.
 

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lucky sob.

Mine could theoretically get that high, I had to swap the bios with the 5870 model to unlock the Voltage then I could get above the 765mhz clock they had me at. Bad thing is my cooling was not good enough to keep even a 900mhz stable clock.
even at those clocks I still had issues with BF3 fps.
 

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Thats why I love 40MPG :) 28$ for a full tank of gas is the best feeling!
 

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Pull the trigger yet, KRD?
 
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Thats why I love 40MPG :) 28$ for a full tank of gas is the best feeling!
2002 Ford Ranger V6 3.0liter automatic. rated for 15-20 C/H but i figure im getting more like 12-15 C/H. @JRRacinFan: about 30 m in ago yeah.
 

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GTX 670.. no question..
 

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now I have Phenom telling me I should have gone with the EVGA FTW card cause the PCB is better or something. Did I screw up and snag the wrong one?