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Old July 12, 2010, 10:00 AM
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Nice review Sky, Did you test bitstreaming?
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Old July 12, 2010, 10:12 AM
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Unfortunately, I did not due to time constraints with this review, the ASUS ARES and a GTX 460 SLI article.
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Old July 12, 2010, 10:25 AM
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Is it just me or is aftermarket cooling going to be impossible to find for this card? It looks like it uses a 6 hole rectangular mounting system.

And wouldn't a blower be better for this card? (like what EVGA and Zotac did) The thermal profile seems to be a lot better, a blower wouldn't have to work very hard to keep all the heat out of the case.

Nice to finally see such a great card at this price point though, it's been a while.
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Old July 12, 2010, 10:32 AM
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dont think so, at least in a month or two.
perhaps. take in account the noise :)
yup, been a while since weve seen a decent 200 or sub card perform with the big boys
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Old July 12, 2010, 10:33 AM
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think i just found my new card.
Newegg.ca - GIGABYTE GV-N460D5-768I-B GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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Interesting to Note is the Stock EVGA GTX460's have lifetime warranty, and the SC editions of these cards only have 2 Years.

Otherwise looks good, Just hope PNY gets some in stock soon.

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finally someone read me posts lol!

anyone thinks 20 bucks more for the more rop's and bigegr ram version worth it? :)
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finally someone read me posts lol!

anyone thinks 20 bucks more for the more rop's and bigegr ram version worth it? :)
From what I see in the reviews, it's only worth it for gaming at higher resolutions, like 1920x1200+.
For folding and gaming at other resolutions I'd save the 20 bucks.
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actually it seems that more ram is better for folding as well.

i really dont get it why they made two versions.
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finally someone read me posts lol!

anyone thinks 20 bucks more for the more rop's and bigegr ram version worth it? :)
I would rather stick to 768mb just for the nice design as the 1gb version isn't that esthetic.
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