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Old November 19, 2008, 08:35 AM
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Yea the benchmark tools that come with Crysis are pretty out of touch with the gameplay. Its good SKY has something more suitable. I guess they did it to make people feel better about there cards. FarCry 2 seems to have a much better inbuilt benchmark.

[quote=MpG;114412]And amazingly enough, those scores highly resemble the numbers I see when I, you know, actually PLAY the game. Who would have thought it?
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Old November 24, 2008, 03:32 PM
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Ok.. PSU req. aside (have corsair 550vx) Here in croatia i plan to order this card. Mine ati died (my foult - aftermarket cooler and auto fan seting, but hey, card without a self protect (fan at 100% if temp are dangerous)????

So ati is out of question (forever?) .


So.. i wat to ask is better this card (bfg ocx)with 10y garantee or XFX 2600 black edition with 2 year or zotac amp2 with 2 y? All are 216 core...

Should i go for 10 year (after damn ati i feel that is great way to go?

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Old November 24, 2008, 04:13 PM
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10 year is always good IMO.
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Old November 24, 2008, 04:22 PM
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10 year is always good IMO.
Yeah, especialy after you loose 250 euro because to much noise from gainward (same as palit sonic).

You used that card (palit) and small fan on max.
I canot stand it in idle. Can you compare that with this bfg? Is it quiet? in load is not important.. but when i surf in 1:30 am i dont want to hear it screaming above all 120 fans in low rpm (5v i would say) and core2 stock (vendetta2 is on the way)..

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Old November 24, 2008, 04:41 PM
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my personal opinion is that they are definitely pretty silent, even the 280's don't really make a lot of noise unless you're at 100% and even then I don't think it's that bad.
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Not sure if this had been posted, but Albert@Tiger Tv talked about how great a job was done on this review core216.
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