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Old March 24, 2011, 05:52 PM
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Default NVIDIA Responds to Complaints of Newly Released GTX 590 Frying

With a successful launch of their flagship card today, March 24th, 2011, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 was met with positive feedback…for the most part. [Read More]
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Old March 24, 2011, 06:08 PM
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So what was with pulling the article, making it even more pro-NV then putting it back up again?
What was so wrong with it before?
(please note that I have two nvidia cards(yes, older) in my rig right now.)
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Old March 24, 2011, 06:09 PM
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oh tears to my eyes. but its good they are not hiding behind more pr bs..oh wait :D
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Old March 24, 2011, 06:11 PM
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So what was with pulling the article, making it even more pro-NV then putting it back up again?
My quick and dirty writing skills suck and I didn't want people to be subject to more grammar bastardization than necessary. It accidentally went public before editing.

If anything, I toned down the rhetoric.
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Old March 24, 2011, 06:17 PM
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okok, I mostly did not like this part:
"especially when using beta drivers and beta software"
That is no excuse. This also applies to AMD and Intel and Apple and every company out there, if your software is not ready, your hardware is not ready.
I also might question allowing reviews done with beta software, that is not what the end user will be seeing so .. just why would you want that?
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Old March 24, 2011, 06:23 PM
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okok, I mostly did not like this part:
"especially when using beta drivers and beta software"
That is no excuse. This also applies to AMD and Intel and Apple and every company out there, if your software is not ready, your hardware is not ready.
I also might question allowing reviews done with beta software, that is not what the end user will be seeing so .. just why would you want that?
IF thats the case can I return my 6950 because its been 3 months of ownership and the drivers STILL aren't ready

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Old March 24, 2011, 06:56 PM
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My 6950 is pretty darn solid!
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okok, I mostly did not like this part:
"especially when using beta drivers and beta software"
That is no excuse. This also applies to AMD and Intel and Apple and every company out there, if your software is not ready, your hardware is not ready.
I also might question allowing reviews done with beta software, that is not what the end user will be seeing so .. just why would you want that?
Basically, most people who OV'd this card used beta software from MSI and ASUS. There is no guarantee that increasing the voltage will change the vCore by the indicated amount. Hence why we don't use the over voltage functions before an official release. NVIDIA's drivers are also at fault here since the OCP obviously didn't kick in.
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IF thats the case can I return my 6950 because its been 3 months of ownership and the drivers STILL aren't ready

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NVIDIA's drivers are also at fault here since the OCP obviously didn't kick in.
I think that right there is the biggest issue. Its been a long while since I've seen a product that will allow itself to be destroyed. Over current and over heat protections should be standard and 100% functional as soon as it reaches any users hands, including a reviewers'.
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