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Old February 5, 2009, 11:21 AM
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It would seem wrong to me to put on a $200 shirt, after washing with bar soap.
If I sell you anything in the future I will tack on a 20% exclusivity charge for being preused in a review system, mkay?
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Old February 5, 2009, 11:26 AM
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If I sell you anything in the future I will tack on a 20% exclusivity charge for being preused in a review system, mkay?
Yeah....no....local store doesn't warranty boards or cpus unless they install..I won't let them, screw warranty(I'll go direct anyway...it's faster)...finger-grease isn't exclusive! Now that gal's finger grease...hmmm....

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I heard Sapphire cards come with the RMA form Pre-filled out.
I'd say go for it

Spending money is the only thing that will kick this damn economy in motion.

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Yeah, but that's becuase the techs at the store played with your card first. I don't buy Sapphire vgas anymore unless the box is still sealed in it's plastic...as all Spaphire cards are shrink-wrapped. If not, someone's grimy paws have been on it.


so cost is the only barrier anyone has?
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Old February 5, 2009, 11:26 AM
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If I sell you anything in the future I will tack on a 20% exclusivity charge for being preused in a review system, mkay?
You're marketing it wrong........

It's not "preused", it's "extensive testing carried out to ensure full compliance with manufacturer's specs"......
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Old February 5, 2009, 11:45 AM
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Isn't the card part of a WC loop with a CPU block as well all run by the Astek LCLC pump?
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Yeah, that's why I feel the cost isn't THAT excessive...it's about $150 more than buying parts individually, but then there's no worry about warranty because of the changed cooling...
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Old February 5, 2009, 11:55 AM
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My main question would be whether the standard LCLC pump is up to the task considering it was originally designed to be used to power only a basic CPU block. Is the (porentially restrictive) GPU block putting undue strain on the pump which may cause premature failure? There is no way to know but these are things that would be going through my head.
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Isn't the lclc pump a modified ddc? Any that's the sort of things I hadn't considered...lol..hence the thread!
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Old February 5, 2009, 12:11 PM
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It could be a modified DDC but I am not sure. Maybe you have seen other information about that.
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You really think I'm better off with a normal card?
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Old February 5, 2009, 12:22 PM
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It depends. If you want near-silence, then go for the Sapphire card. If you are willing to put up with the torrent of noise from the reference card, you will have saved yourself $400.
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