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Old May 12, 2009, 05:44 PM
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The stock HSF is good enough to cool a GTX275 while folding a with a 60% fan speed....
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Alright, settled... just bought the gtx 275, now to watch the door for 3 days.
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Old May 12, 2009, 05:47 PM
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EVGA is God, especially for their customer support. IMo, nobody can touch them.

I'd really suggest a 275 over a 280 as well. Almost the same card, but the GTX 275 is way cheap.(er)
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Nice, I think youll be pretty happy with it in the long run =) Theres a review of the GTX 275 in the reviews section of HWC if your curious.

EDIT: I agree, I normally use EVGA as my standard when I judge other companies CS, and no one ever comes close.
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I read a few of them today.

It looks like it will last me a good year or 2 and it should have some great resale value.

I still have a power concern though, i know people say the game extreme should be fine but, i wont rest until its installed and its working.
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Old May 12, 2009, 05:53 PM
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From what ive read those gamexstreams are supose to push closer to 700w, I really think it will be totaly fine with a single GTX 275, your system really isnt over the top anyways and I really doubt it will pull more then 400w total from the PSU even with the GTX.
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Alright cool,

Just noticed the card is coming with a copy of cryostatsis so thats going to be....um...ehh..... well free stuff is cool

*Im quite certain cryostatis is absolute garbage, but maybe im thinking of another game lol.
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Old May 12, 2009, 06:01 PM
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Cryostasis only just came out, maybe your thinking crysis?

YouTube - Cryostasis gameplay

Doesnt look to bad, I wouldnt mind getting it for free =)

EDIT: pretty sure its a horror game too, which ive always loved.
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well crysis was crap as well, but then again i knew that was going to be an overpriced tech demo way before they released it.

I wish they were offering World at war, its too bad the card that are offering it werent at that price.

Hmm, not a fan of survival horror. Anyway, protype is coming out in a few weeks, should be cool,
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Meh atleast cryostasis will be good to test your system with ;) from what ive seen its supose to be pretty hardware intensive.... I wont know till I get my PC back up and running.
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