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  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    Oh god there's no post count here. :eek: I feel like I'm in the twilight zone (cue music).
     
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    Tatty_One Decrepit Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Thankfully, the Taliban don't have any of them.
     
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    We shall leave all the application process to you then

    Fixed ;)
     
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    Boys, i need a new card, what do i get?

    £150 +
     
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    ARGH! I hate being a greedy hardware addict. I'd love to be able to hit 4GHz with my Q9550 but it just isn't going to happen. I might be really sneaky and get myself one of these...

    [​IMG]
     
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    GTX470 you sold me. I'll swap. :roll:

    Why not 6950?
     
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    The 5870 is sold, so i need to order a card today, for tomorrow.

    6950 is a good one. The GTX480 is £190 till 1pm on Scan, then there's some new deals.
     
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    Is it a wise idea or not to sell my 860 rig and go to sandybridge, I couldn't afford the 2600, so 2500k it will be (no HT) is it still going to be a worthwhile upgrade?
     
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    IMO no, you are pretty much paying for nearly 0 gain. You need new CPU, mobo which is not really cheap.
     
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    I heard Amazon's Visa card is good

    You just got your 860 a few months ago (or even less than that), and its still extremely powerful. No point upgrading if you cannot notice the difference =.="
     
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    nVidia GTX480 - £195
    nVidia GTX560 - £196
    nVidia GTX570 - £264
    ATi HD6850 - £145
    ATi HD6870 - £169
    ATi HD6950 - £212
    ATi HD6970 - £270

    What do i gets...
     
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    I heard is wasnt very good - unless that isnt the card youre talking about.
     
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    *le dice roll*
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    6950 it is!
     
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    6950 and 560 are great cards for their price.
     
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    the problem with current high end 6xxx series AMD cards (anything above a 6870) is they take more of a hit when AA is cranked up compared to Nvidia current line up.

    But i suppose all it takes is a few driver tweaks to iron that problem out
     
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    I'm leaning toward the 560 atm..

    Scan ain't updated their Today Only :(
     
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    I would maybe consider a 470 OC for 179.99 or a 570 for 257.99 here,....

    http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials...wcm9kdWN0c1BlclBhZ2U9MTAmcF9zdHlsZT1kZXRhaWwm

    or a nice 6870 graded (still with 1 years warranty) for 149.99 here.......

    http://www.videocardshop.co.uk/view...op.co.uk/search.aspx?sub=Radeon+HD6000+Series
     
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    I get free delivery at Scan, not Aria, so i'd rather buy there, unless...

    Also, I've owned a GTX470, i want something nice and new.
     
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    I got it like 2 weeks ago :roll:

    Yes but if I can upgrade without paying towards it ? only thing is I might have to sacrifice 4gb ram, a smaller SSD (60gb vs90gb) and storm scout case opposed to my sniper. Again I think I can do this without paying anything towards the build and might even be able to go HD 6850 crossifre
     
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    How? >;
     
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    What about a new GTX560? My friend is selling his for £170 I think. He's only ever on OcUK forums & he's put it up on there but I'll ask if he still has it.
     
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    It works out £3 cheaper for me to buy a 570 from Scan.

    @Innocent, if it's reference and he can post today, i'm interested.
     
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    Yeah reference 560 by Gainward. I'll text him now, he might not reply due to work et al.
     
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    Just done a Heavens bench on my current setup. xD

    I wonder how will it compare with my upcoming i7.
     

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