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Old December 18, 2008, 08:14 AM
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Looks promising. I can't get over the power consumption though! That's really impressive.
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nice... is this first review on whole net?
Not really, but SKYMTL's is the best as usual.

Thanks again SKYMTL for your hard work for this preview. In fact it's almost a review not only a preview.
Just one question. I understand from our guys that this GPU is incredibly cold. They don't see more than 60C during benchmarks or games. If it's so then I'm very pleased that all that performance it's done without much heat and in silence.
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Old December 18, 2008, 08:21 AM
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Just one question. I understand from our guys that this GPU is incredibly cold. They don't see more than 60C during benchmarks or games. If it's so then I'm very pleased that all that performance it's done without much heat and in silence.
I am seeing similar numbers on the core albeit a bit higher. Run Dead Space, it seems to run the GPUs nuts in terms of heat compared to other games.
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i see... o_O (kinda confuse...)

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Not really, but SKYMTL's is the best as usual.

Thanks again SKYMTL for your hard work for this preview. In fact it's almost a review not only a preview.
Just one question. I understand from our guys that this GPU is incredibly cold. They don't see more than 60C during benchmarks or games. If it's so then I'm very pleased that all that performance it's done without much heat and in silence.
of course, i mean english... and yes HWC is much better...


oh btw 1000 unique visitor per a hour... nice....
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Old December 18, 2008, 08:27 AM
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Great review. However, I think Nvidia's design for an SLI card runs hotter than ATI's design? But, for the performance, I guess you could say that's alright. The only problem is trying to watercool these cards compared to ATI's product.

Can't wait for it to be on the market. Perhaps that will drop ATI's offering down towards US levels :D
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Old December 18, 2008, 08:36 AM
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I await a full review (not that I need to upgrade or anything)
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I'm just curious if we'll find games that completely bork the sli config on these dual chip cards kind of the way the 4870x2 seemed to get a lesser score than even a single 4870 in the odd game.
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Great preview. I love the games you chose for benchmarking. Most other sites use the same tired old games over and over as they are too lazy to re-test older cards.
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Good point Squee I concur! A great range of the latest and greatest games that we are all playing right now goes a long way in these reviews. You da man SKY. Great job!

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SKYMTL, what are the chances it has the same layout as a 9800GX2? I mean.... think my DangerDen 9800GX2 waterblock will fit on one of these?
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