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Old May 19, 2009, 07:00 PM
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oh hey charlie, how far are you overclocking your 280 anyway? i mean your on your 4th thats insane, you must be doing something wrong/crazy,

i have 285
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Old May 19, 2009, 07:04 PM
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Inik has a 280. I have 275s, and 260s.
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Old May 19, 2009, 07:07 PM
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whoops i mean Inik
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Old May 19, 2009, 07:46 PM
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OC the snot out of it using EVGA Precision :)
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Old May 19, 2009, 08:45 PM
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Uhhh what's so bad with BFG?
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Old May 19, 2009, 09:08 PM
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LOL i never heard of that, when i see PSOD do i have to RMA, or is that when i overclocked too far? i remember when i heavily overclocked my 8800 i get freezes/or BSOD which scares the shit out of me sometimes cause i think i killed it... anyway, overclocking a video card just by frequency's will that destroy a card? i doubt it only if im playing with voltages correct?
Only if it PSOD's at overclocked settings. If it runs fine at stock, then you don't really have a legitimate reason to RMA the card. I'm one of the unfortunate guys who had stable overclocks turn into PSOD's over time, but stock clocks work just fine. BFG GTX 260 Maxcore OC.
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Old May 19, 2009, 10:57 PM
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Uhhh what's so bad with BFG?
I'll give them credits to be one of the firsts to offer life time warranties on video cards. They also do warranty stuff within Canada so also a plus.

However.. that said.. BFG dicked me around with one RMA.. didn't have stock on one video card so sent me an alternative model.. was one model up.. but coudln't SLI it with the remaining card.. though I told them in advanced what I had and that I SLI the two. They said they couldn't replace my other card to match..

Anyways it was about time to upgrade the my video cards.. so I bought 6 EVGA 9800GTX+ cards. When they first hit the street the pricing was pretty good at $170 futureshop.. I've read that EVGA is more considerate with replacing sli setups with matching, etc.
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Anyways it was about time to upgrade the my video cards.. so I bought 6 EVGA 9800GTX+ cards. When they first hit the street the pricing was pretty good at $170 futureshop.. I've read that EVGA is more considerate with replacing sli setups with matching, etc.
I really wouldn't bank on that...so one of my 280 Cards goes kaput...you think they'll send 2 285's?.....Goodluck with that.....
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oh hey charlie, how far are you overclocking your 280 anyway? i mean your on your 4th thats insane, you must be doing something wrong/crazy,

i have 285
I oc'd the the 2 first GPU. I stopped after that, I just don't want to take the risk anymore! I'm actually undercloking the card during the night, because the squealing is annoying me when I'm trying to sleep.


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Old May 20, 2009, 06:23 AM
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Im on my second BFG Card .My first went to trayton (9800gtx) I like BFG for there RMA ,There fast and really easy to work with.My son on the other hand love"s the TOP series by ASUS.To pricie for me.
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