Zotac GeForce GTX 470 Destroys ATI 5870
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June 14, 2010, 02:30 PM
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^^^^^ When the 470 / 480's made thier debut the Drivers....well...they sucked, they were in no way taking advantage of the potential of these Cards, of course us nVidia "Fanbouys" know what the potential of these Cards are with decent Drivers and they always mature after these new GPU's make thier debut.
The new Beta 257.15 Driver is a real "Monster".......in Vantage alone most folks experienced increases of up to 4K!!
Gaming.....same thing..big jump in Framerates....!
SLi with either 470 or 480 provides absolutely amazing Scaling....increase performance of 80% to close to double the Framerates in some cases......!
Heat is not such a big deal imo, it has been proven that paying attention to your Case Air Flow and setting up some Fan Profiles rectifies this issue just fine....
This Beta 257.15 is only the first of what will likely be even more Driver improvements in the future.....nVidia still has to get that Tri SLi Scaling to the level the older 260/80/75/85 used to Scale at......
Introducing me n my OCD to Watercooling, is like taking an Alcoholic to an "all you can drink" Beach Bar in Mexico
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Asus RIVE & XSPC Photon 170 D5 Vario combo
3930K @ 4.9 Ghz w EK Supremacy
16 GB -Dominator 1866 Mhz
SLi - Evga GTX 780Ti SC w EK Full WB's
SSD - 120GB Intel SATA 3 (OS n Apps) SSD - 240GB Vertex II SF (Games) HDD - 640 GB WD Black (Data) HDD - 2TB WD Red (Data)
Corsair AX 1.2 kW
Corsair 900D w XSPC RX480 / EX360 & EX240 - Lamptron FC9 Fan Controller
Onboard Realtek HD
- LG BD-RW DVD RW
Dell U2711 - 2560 x 1440 Res
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