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Mods are asleep, Post GPUs

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pure sex

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>>54979477
fuck no, the angles ruin the design

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>>54979477
looks too edgy

>> No.54979641

>>54979430
Hail to the king, baby.

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Not exatctly a strong performer, but damn does it look nice.

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My babby, the r9 380, 4gb.

>> No.54980180

>>54979850
Cute.

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Very low-end cards are very cute!

>> No.54980323

>>54980294
Quadros are cuter

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The original price/performance king.

Fuck off richfag niggers.

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>> No.54980443

>>54979532
perfection

>> No.54980454

>>54979499
still has an objectively better design than this piece of shit. Sorry.

>> No.54980478

Are XFX cards decent?

They look really sexy and aesthetic. I'm really tired of the ugly gaudy gamershit. MSI graphics cards make me wanna vomit.

>> No.54980503
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>companies make sure the frontplate looks really cool
>even tho the graphics card faces downward and you can't see the frontplate in most cases

>> No.54980505

>>54979388
>>54979410
>>54979430
>>54979452
>>54979477
>>54979499
>>54979532
>>54979850
>>54979933
>>54980042
>>54980294
>>54980353
>>54980424
lewd

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I heard you like em thicc

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>>54979388

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a thing of beauty

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>> No.54980608

>>54980544
stop pushing this so hard bro....it will never be meme status.

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A classic, love the design

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>>54979388

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the long black

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thicc

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>> No.54980722

>>54980544
>GPU
>posts case
trying too hard

>> No.54980728

>>54980540
wtf is this monstrosity?

>> No.54980772

>old GPUs had smaller heatsinks and fans
>modern GPUs are enormous and have huge heatsinks and fans
>older GPUs have larger semiconductors that run hotter
>newer GPUs use smaller processes, we're down to like 14nm now or something
How does that work? Are they just adding more and more transistors faster than die shrinks improve thermal performance? Will this trend ever end?

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does this count too?

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>>54980772

>> No.54980844

>>54979532
Whoa. Is that 3 PCI-e power connectors?

>> No.54980852

>>54980728
igame gtx 560 ti

google image search is your friend

>> No.54980860

>>54980844
Dual GPU card.

AMD works hard and they play harder.

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EVGA GTX 1070 Superclocked

>> No.54980869

>>54980587
>>54980550
>>54980540
With shit like this, I wonder why we don't just have the heatsinks built into the computer case?

>> No.54980882

>>54980844
I believe it is.
It is required to power the two separte GPU's, as the card's name is Radeon Pro Duo

>> No.54980898

>>54980860
Wait so then does this mean that this new fury x card draws MORE power than an r9 295x2? I thought they were focusing on low power draw.

>> No.54980918

do annyone have the 3,5 fan one ?

>> No.54980920

>>54980898
this is the radeon pro dou not the fury
That are two fury^s

>> No.54980930

>>54980478
better than like the really cheapshit OEMs like powercolor or ECS but not as good as gigabyte or asus (or MSI)

>> No.54980938

>>54980869
Because there goes the modular aspect of custom built PC's if that were a thing.

>> No.54980939

Do the custom 1070s release on 10th or just the meme editions?

>> No.54980945

>>54980898
>Wait so then does this mean that this new fury x card draws MORE power than an r9 295x2
I have absolutely no idea what you're talking about, but it's safe to say no.
>I thought they were focusing on low power draw.
For Polaris, they are. Vega is up in the air though.

>> No.54980954

>>54980540
Wow thats hot

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>>54980863
Better Picture

>> No.54980963

>>54980863
The actual cooler looks good but that little bar on the top/side makes it look shit when it is in a case. I love the bronze color too.

>> No.54980967

>>54980478
i have a xfx r9 290x, cant complain. silent and good cooling

>> No.54980980

>>54980939
Apparently an EVGA one launches on the 10th, but most of that information is under NDA for now.

BTW, does anyone have an archive link to that OEM 1070 review that was accidentally posted too soon and taken down?

>> No.54980981

>>54980918
dont have a pic but it is the inno3d ichill series iirc.

>> No.54980992

>>54980980
All this NDA shit is so annoying, just fucking release the cards and be done with it.

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Sorry boys but nothing comes close to the original GTX200 series in appearance on the sole basis they didn't half-ass the shroud like everyone else does today, compromised design belong in the trash

The chassis COMPLETELY envelops the pcb, with a perfect black backplate, nothing exposed, just a perfect monolithic GPU

>> No.54981009

>>54979388
Just came here to post that I have that XFX card and it's an ugly tacky piece of shit of a cooler and anyone that likes it should feel bad.

>> No.54981014

>>54980996

Isn't that the card where the FERMI HOUSEFIRES meme originated though?

>> No.54981018

>>54980939
>Do the custom 1070s release on 10th or just the meme editions?
This one does (and I think the founders with the aftermarket cooler):
>>54980955
The other ones don't have a release date yet.

>> No.54981022

>>54981009
well you just have bad taste. it looks much more mature and less gaudy than anything from evga or msi or asus or whatever else.

>> No.54981029

>>54981014
Fermi was 400 series, my bad

>> No.54981030

>>54979532
I want this so bad just for the dead Fiji chip.

>> No.54981034

>>54981014
This is Tesla, Fermi was 2 years after this

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Are blower cards okay? Why are they so looked down upon? Are that bad?

There's some pretty sexy ones 2bh.

>> No.54981050

>>54981022
Did I say those look good? No.

Just because it looks minimalist (the word I think you're looking for) doesn't mean it looks good. It reeks of cheap manufacturing from the plastic, faux chrome plating, to the huge led lit logo.

>> No.54981052

>>54981036
Blowers actually reduce ambient temp
GPU temp is debatable, some are better, some aren't
That's probably why people dislike it

>> No.54981057

Do anyone have the 3.5 fans one?

>> No.54981074

>>54980992
I know. I just want to know the price and release date on the STRIX 1070, but if that isn't coming out for a while I'll pay the retard tax and get a FE because I'm thinking of moving to an ITX build.

>>54981036
It all depends. They're not popular among most of the /g/ audience because the cards themselves run hotter, so there's less overclocking potential. But they do keep the rest of your system cooler by ejecting the hot air out of the system. If your case has shitty ventilation, blower coolers are definitely better. Also if the card itself does not run very hot, then blower coolers are more viable as well.

>> No.54981082

>>54980042
how's the performance? do you max out everything at 1080?

>> No.54981099

>>54981074
Any specific reason you're opting for STRIX?

>> No.54981129

>>54980772
Smaller transistors use less power, but they're packed denser, so the end result is harder to cool eventhough the TDP is the same.

>> No.54981139

are these technology?

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>>54980557

>> No.54981142

>>54981099
I have an Asus motherboard and wifi card, I just like brand consistency and Asus is good quality. Also the two four pin connectors for case fans that are controlled by the GPU is really nice too.

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>>54981074
Do you think the RX 480 would be good as a reference card because of its low power usage?


I kinda like how AMDs stock cards look and don't want some gaudy plastic design on my card.

>> No.54981153

>>54981099
fanboy-ism, or he had good experiences with strix cards beofre or likes the design

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>>54980996

>> No.54981174

>>54981146
From what we've seen, yes. But who knows, maybe the card has so much overclocking potential that a blower style cooler can't cool the card at its maximum speed. Maybe it's doesn't live up to the hype and is hot, we just don't know that much yet.

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NSFW

>> No.54981236

>>54981207
THICK
H
I
C
K

>> No.54981256

>>54981207
so thicc

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>> No.54981296

>>54981207
>4x 8 pin

>> No.54981311

>>54981288
>those black heatpipes
muh dick

>> No.54981352

>>54981296
400W of power.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/powercolor-devil-13-dual-amd-r9-290x-review,3853-8.html

A single 8 pin connector is rated at 150W max

http://www.playtool.com/pages/psuconnectors/connectors.html#pciexpress8

Three might have had a small safety margin.

The reference 295x2 card is actually not in spec with its two 8 pin connector.

>> No.54981380

>>54981288
how'd they make it so small? is it reduced performance?

>> No.54981390

>>54981160
obvious shoop, radeons have no drivers

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>>54981380
The bigger might be a little beefed up.

The 970 PCB is not that big to begin with.

>> No.54981438

>>54981352

75w from mobo is 375w of power.

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>>54980042
>>54981082
Fallout 4 1080p 60FPS Ultra
GTA V 1080p 60FPS Ultra
Witcher 3 1080p 60FPS High

You can overclock it to 1150/1650 easily.

>> No.54981491

>>54981380
>>54981430
If you look up reviews you'll see that it does have reduced performance as well as a lower TDP.

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>>54980659
>babies first water cooler
>soud card
>gamers republic

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>>54981530
>30 € deal sold the attacked burnt 780Ti for doubler the price
>Sound quality, deal with it
>Best Z77 board on the market, also only paid 80 € for it

>> No.54981582

Is this something like those "sink threads" on /b/ from a few years ago?

>> No.54981592

>>54981561
The fact you're proud of getting shit for cheap mean's that you don't care or know shit about your hardware.

>> No.54981620

>>54981561
>Sound quality, deal with it
>Best Z77 board
so how is it a good board if it has so shitty audio you have to use a sound card?

>> No.54981648

>>54981620
all onboard audio is going to be worse than a decent dedicated sound card, that shit is function over form every time

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>>54981592
This is not shit. I want a custom loop but won't get one until the 1080Ti release.

The boards design could be better, but the features and connectivity are perfect. Modern ROG boards look worse than mine.
>>54981620
It has better audio than a generic cheap board, but I upgraded the sound card to match with my Beyerdynamic T70
It was not really necessary but I had the money back then

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Radeon 7 series, Twin Frozr. Some of the best cards ever produced.

>> No.54981744

>>54981561

this is not a guts thread.

>> No.54981763

Should I wait for the 480 to come out or just get an R9 390 DD? Their specs look pretty similar, and the price isn't hugely different.

>> No.54981766

>>54980353
>5500RPM
>2mm fan

Aural bleeding you say.

>> No.54981794

>>54981763
i think the 480 is gonna use much less power so if that interest you then i'd wait but the 390 is a hell of a card and will age well and is relaveively cheap right now so i'd go for it

>> No.54981822

>>54981530
>Dissing an Essence STX.

I bet you use turtlebeach fatal1ty soundblaster headsets.

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>>54981648

haha oh wow how can you be on /g/ and be this fucking ignorant? Kill yourself.

>> No.54982028

>>54979477

I too worry about my GPU being detected by radar

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>> No.54982108

>>54981822
Good goy, buy more!

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>>54981723
Was a proud owner of the lightning version. Shame that my card didn't went past 1150mhz without upping the voltage ;_;

>> No.54982184

why don't we have cases out of sheets of carbon which acts like a massive heatsink

>> No.54982206

>>54982184
that shit would cost so much

>> No.54982244

>>54982206
carbonfibre ist pretty inexpensive in 2016 though

>> No.54982264

>>54981822
it is a diss to own use a soundcard inside your pc where magnetic forces disturb your signals all the time

>> No.54982281
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Hercules Master Race

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>>54982264
>magnetic forces disturb your signals all the time

>> No.54982399

>>54982045
>3.5 fan

>> No.54982430

>>54980353
that is a massive cooler

>> No.54982448

>>54980550
M Y E Y E S

>> No.54982517

>>54981530
What the
Which video is this from ?

>> No.54982892

>>54982517
Twitter, hes wife, the one who cum's all over Luke's big cock, did it to him. There's also another one where he's on a Harley.

>> No.54982905

>>54982281
Man, I just got myself a 8088 (PC-XT Clone) with Hercules and working monitor for it.

>> No.54983010

>>54981766
THE WAY IT'S MEANT TO BE PLAYED

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>for those who refused to fall for the 8800gts meme

>> No.54983113

>>54980707

I have two of these. Why the hell are they so loud?

>> No.54983914

>>54983113
Better question is why are you still running them in 2016?

>> No.54984109

Moar GPU pr0n

>> No.54984111
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>1999 + 1-3

>Cinemax AND cable internet

Oh lawdy.

>> No.54984124

>>54979477
ok this one is my favorite

>> No.54984144

>>54984111
All in all, a wonderful card.

>> No.54984146

>>54982045
Holy fuck that mini fan is hella cute

>> No.54984169

>>54979477
would bang, but not marry

>> No.54984170
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It was a simpler time.

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>>54981171
>he fell for the nivida meme

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>> No.54984227

>>54980869
but they do anon

>> No.54984792

R7 360 or GTX 750 for a pooinloo-tier PC?

>> No.54984981

>>54984792
No. I know you asked the other day for a GPU for 50 bucks, but just save and get a better one.

>> No.54985149

>>54982028
kek

>> No.54986653

>>54982399
good shit

>> No.54987672

>>54984227
Not for anything micro-ATX size and up though. All the heatsink chassis are all for integrated GPUs. I'm talking about a full size chassis with heatsinks and ability to mount fans to the heatsink so it can cool both CPU and GPU.

>> No.54987693

>>54980503
>heat travels upward
>point fans downward

>> No.54987709

>>54980540
>the slot destroyer

>> No.54987732

>>54980863
MODS

>> No.54987752

>>54981207
>hottest, most power hungry card in existence
>lets put two on top of each other

>> No.54987759
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I defy anyone to find a better looking card than the PNY XLR8 series. Absolutely beautiful non gamer tier looking shit. No plastic, nice aluminum shroud.

The only downside is it's a custom PCB and gets zero love from EK. At least the shroud is nice enough to make me not care.

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>>54981207

>4 8pins for power

Ho boy

>> No.54987804

>>54982045
>s..senpai, stop looking at my topfan so lewdly...

>> No.54987847

>>54984792
r7 360

>> No.54987989

>>54987672
>Not for anything micro-ATX size and up though.

There's plenty of those

http://www.hd-plex.com/hdplex-h5-fanless-computer-case.html
http://www.streacom.com/products/fc9-fanless-chassis/

>> No.54988118

>>54980503
What is backplate?

>> No.54988130

>>54987989

Why bother responding?
You already know he's retarded.

>> No.54988229

>>54987989
All passive cooling, and only cooling for GPU.

>> No.54988509
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>>54980707
>TFW only Quadro cards are this sexy now.
With dropping TDP I can only hope that someday my prayers will be answered and we'll get beautiful single slot GPUs again.

>> No.54989760
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Radeon HD7750 1GB GDDR5 is what I've got in the old OptiPlex.

>> No.54989919
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54989919

Now for something a little bit different: the GT 440 OEM.

Nvidia needed a place to put the bad GF106 dies, so they ended up on these cards. All of the memory channels are active, but one of the shader clusters was turned off. Neat little single slot card, although mine is a bit of a bastard to cool.

>> No.54989960 [DELETED] 

>>54989919
Guy with the HD7750 above, Fermi was a realy hot ass cop of gpus, I had the GT 610 and the thing maxes out at 80c with a whining fan, yet my 7750 is as quiet as a mouse and 66C max.

>> No.54989970

>>54989919
Guy with the HD7750 above, Fermi was a rea;ly hot ass crop of gpus, I had the GT 610 and the thing maxes out at 80c with a whining fan, yet my 7750 is as quiet as a mouse and 66C max.

>> No.54989984
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>>54989970
Well, its a bastard to cool mainly because the way its set up in my case there's nowhere for the heat to go (its in the 7th case slot at the bottom of the motherboard, and the PSU is right next to it), and on top of that this card has the voltage unlocked, so I bumped that up to get the card to 800mhz

>> No.54990005

>>54982327
Is that actually from SEL or is that a copy from that neato dankweb site Mutahar went to?

>> No.54990008

>>54989984
Oh, and since the fans on my case are crap, I have to run them without filters to get any decent airflow, and that results in cat fur getting sucked in, which in turn gets stuck on the heatsink past the fan.

>> No.54990012

>>54989984
>Achieving 800mhz on a 40nm lithography
Nice.

>> No.54990053

>>54990012
GTS 450, which uses the same chip as the 440 OEM, could get upwards of 950mhz. It overclocked really really well.

I cant go higher for 2 reasons: Card gets too hot, and I'm limited to what the slot can give me in terms of power, which is a little over 75W.

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>>54990053
I wish my HD7740 ran better overclocked, it'll do 1GHz no sweat, but doesn't really perform any better.

>> No.54990152

>>54990108
Well cant help you there. The only card I've ever had from the red team that worked was a radeon HD 4870x2, and I got rid of that because the beast ran enormously loud and hot.

That, and I was pretty sure my PSU was running near capacity feeding it and a well overclocked Q9400.

>> No.54990216
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54990216

My baby. 3 or 4 years or longer going on and still strong. Gets whatever I want done.

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54990253

>>54990152
Speaking of 4870x2, have a nude one

>> No.54990284

>>54990253
I always thought the sapphire 4870 was so cool back then, but I was 13 and still had integrated graphics and didn't know shit I might buy an old nahalem 920 and built the ultimate late 2008 gaming pc.

>> No.54990298

>>54990284
Heh, you'd probably be better off either going C2Q, LGA 1156 chips, or Thuban, as LGA 1366 boards are prohibitively expensive.

>> No.54990311

>>54990298
You're right, the gigabyte X58 UD5 I'd be wanting is a pricey piece, and it's not even sandy bridge.

>> No.54990330

>>54982028
>not knowing about stealth GPU's
>not realizing that radio frequencies interfere with GPU performance

>> No.54990351

>>54990311
Yeah, the LGA 1366 boards are pricey, and gigabyte ones moreso as their older pre-sandy bridge stuff was the shit to get. A Thuban based system should be much cheaper, and while not super-top of the line when it came out, it was a beast of a chip in its own right and could hold its own in some cases against a 920.

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>>54990351
>>54990362
AMD's Thuban's a beast, a 1045t or 1090t would be a great upgrade from what i'm currently on.

>> No.54990387

>>54990382
Shit, accidentally linked my comment from another thread.

>> No.54990400

>>54990382
Oh yeah, thats a bit of a toaster, both figuratively and literally. If your board supports it though going to 45nm LGA 775 is certainly an option especially since there's the method of making LGA 771 chips (which are better binned and can overclock to the moon) work on 775 boards.

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>>54990400
Sadly 65nm is all I can do on this old thing, it is a beast for what it is, and I can overclock it to 2.7GHz via software.

>> No.54990480

>>54990420
Oh well, looks like you're stuck with going to Thuban then.

If you want to go crazy though, its possible to overclock G34 chips with the proper board. Not extremely high, but the right setup can easily see G34 Mangy-Cours (dual-thuban processors) CPUs hitting 3.6ghz, and 2 of them would net 24 cores running at that speed. Cooling (moderate strength air cooling) and power are going to be concerns going that route, so keep that in mind.

IIRC didnt you say in an earlier thread you used your computer for video editing?

>> No.54990498

>>54990480
Yes I use it for sony vegas, the HD7750 really helps there. the only gaming I do is halo PC, gta san andreas and various older games.

>> No.54990537

>>54990498
Well in theory if Sony Vegas will use em, 24 cores at 3.6ghz should you go that route would beat the crap out of your Q6600 in rendering times. How well they'll stack up to the 7750 in terms of rendering remains to be seen but they should do well against it as well.

>> No.54990631

>>54981171
kek

>> No.54990683

>>54980772
yes, they are just adding more transistors. actual die size doesn't really change over the years

>> No.54990694
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A real beast

>> No.54990743

>>54980550
looks like a race car

>> No.54990769

Normal porn can go fuck itself. This ladies and gentlemen, this is the good stuff.

10/10 Would masturbate to video cards again.

>> No.54990790
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my painted 980

>> No.54990809

>>54979388
8400 GS and the fan just exploded, I attempted to contact BFG for a replacement with no luck (they died or something) so now I am attempting to use a heatsink from an old pentium 2 machine, two rubber bands and maybe a fan if I can ruberband that too, just to get this thing going again.

>> No.54990891

>>54980920
Two Nanos actually

>> No.54990896

>>54990382
Buy a $20 Xeon x5460 and a 771 mod sticker off ebay this will speed up your system to i3 speeds and second gen i5's

>> No.54991057
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54991057

Probably will get a 1070

>> No.54991208

I am thinking of getting a XFX Radeon HD 5450 2GB DDR3 to use for video playback under Linux, I have a GTX 480 but the screen tearing is insane, have any of you used the 5450 with Linux?

>> No.54991214
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54991214

im happy with mine

>> No.54991314
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54991314

muh baby

>> No.54992481

>>54980645
What are those slots (that i presume never caught on)

>> No.54992528

>>54981390(You)

>> No.54992843
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54992843

my old ATI 9800XL was breddy ebin :DDDdDd

>> No.54992971

>>54989919
Why the fuck does it even have a SLI connector?
That's like glueing a piece of shit on to a piece of shit...
.

>> No.54993024

>>54992971
Because it uses the same silicon as the GTS 450 (which also has SLI), just with different things turned on and off, so the hardware on-chip for SLI is already there, making it relatively cheap to just slap the finger on the PCB design.

>> No.54993109

>>54992971
Because 430+430=960, didn't think of that, did you?
Think how cheap 430's are now a day's VS 960.

>> No.54994729

>>54982045
>970
>a fan for each gig of ram

>> No.54994878

>>54981146
>>54979410
>>54979532
I'm not even joking when I say these photos make me want to fap

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