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Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Matt2488
So Newegg approved my RMA. I'll wait 1-2 days to...

So Newegg approved my RMA. I'll wait 1-2 days to see if they restock my item, if not I'll be issued a refund by default.

I guess it was faulty, it passed the inspections and they determined it was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Matt2488
Ok this might be a long shot but that kinda...

Ok this might be a long shot but that kinda happened to me when i RMA'ed my HD6870 got another one it started to do what your saying, Turns out the card wasn't bad check your overdrive settings the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Matt2488
Temps are important to me though, I did a bit of...

Temps are important to me though, I did a bit of research and overall Sapphire is good. XFX is also, but the cards are limited to me because I can only seat a video card 10.5 inches - I was also...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Matt2488
How cool are we talking? After dealing with...

How cool are we talking? After dealing with Blazing hot HIS cards, I'm looking for solid cards that stay cool.

The Sapphire HD 6950 I had ran BF3 on ultra at 1920x1080 resolution and it was really...
Forum: Graphic Cards 06 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Matt2488
AMD manufactorer that makes solid Video Cards?

I'm looking to buy a AMD Radeon 6950, 6970 that's 10.4 inches in length or lower.

I recently purchased a Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 addition to replace my Crossfire setup of HIS Radeon HD 5770...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Aug 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By Matt2488
Make sure your PC has enough space to house the...

Make sure your PC has enough space to house the card your buying, and make sure you meet the power requirements. (You will need a PCI-Express x16 Video Card.)

If you buy a card that's 9.6 inches...
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Aug 2011
Replies: 37
Views: 3,253
Posted By Matt2488
I had a problem like this before, so I turned off...

I had a problem like this before, so I turned off the PC unplugged it from it's power source, waited about 30 minutes opened the case, removed the card blew any dust (With compressed air.)that was...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Probably because they don't know how to put on...

Probably because they don't know how to put on thermal grease. There was more grease oozing out the sides of the gpu than grease on the core itself.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Yeah.. That card is also shorter than the...

Yeah.. That card is also shorter than the PowerColor 6870 by a few millimeters (Edit, actually 2 inches.). Might look into that.

Would it be a good idea to go ahead and remove the stock grease and...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
I actually restored the factory defaults. Even...

I actually restored the factory defaults. Even after cleaning and reapplying fresh thermal grease they still run a little warm.

My PSU is putting out power fine, it's more then enough power for my...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Hey thanks for the info. So far based on...

Hey thanks for the info. So far based on feedback, size and price of the PC HD 6870 it's likely I will go with that.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Thanks Paul. Yeah I'm browsing the web, my case...

Thanks Paul. Yeah I'm browsing the web, my case can only house 9.6 inches in length so my choices on higher-end cards are limited.

So far the Powercolor 6870 is my top choice.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Are you sure? The dimensions of that card is...

Are you sure? The dimensions of that card is 241.3mm and 25.4mm = 1 inch. I got 9.5 inches.

Anyway I'll check out Diamond cards.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Aug 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 8,752
Posted By Matt2488
Are PowerColor Video cards any good?

So I'm having problems with my HIS HD Radeon 5770s... They seem to be overheating a lot. Even at max fan settings they rarely set at 50c idle. I sent a help ticket towards the HIS support I told...
Forum: Gaming 26 Aug 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By Matt2488
Are PowerColor Video cards any good?

So I'm having problems with my HIS HD Radeon 5770s... They seem to be overheating a lot. Even at max fan settings they rarely set at 50c idle. I sent a help ticket towards the HIS support I told them...
Forum: Graphic Cards 19 Jul 2011
Replies: 2,147
Views: 670,752
Posted By Matt2488
OK so I updated to the latest version and I have...

OK so I updated to the latest version and I have to admit I haven't had any problems yet.

First time I updated in several months in fact. I'll continue to use the latest driver and if I don't have...
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 2,147
Views: 670,752
Posted By Matt2488
Oh a hot fix? Definitely not downloading this...

Oh a hot fix? Definitely not downloading this patch.
Forum: Gaming 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 285
Views: 30,638
Posted By Matt2488
I was the first person on Steam to get the Desert...

I was the first person on Steam to get the Desert Survivalist achievement.

True story.
Forum: Gaming 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,544
Posted By Matt2488
Looks kinda neat. But honestly I haven't been...

Looks kinda neat. But honestly I haven't been able to get into Silent Hill since 1 and 2 on the exception of Origins.

The last few Silent Hill games for PC I heard were horrendous.
Forum: Gaming 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 1,939
Views: 128,076
Posted By Matt2488
Mafia 2 is more story driven but is a more...

Mafia 2 is more story driven but is a more linear. The stories in GTA haven't been much to talk about, but the story in GTA4 is actually pretty good. With a lot of "RPG" elements in customizations...
Forum: Gaming 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Matt2488
KoH works fine on my W7 64 bit.

KoH works fine on my W7 64 bit.
Forum: Gaming 24 Jun 2011
Replies: 1,939
Views: 128,076
Posted By Matt2488
Bloodlines is a great and underrated game! One of...

Bloodlines is a great and underrated game! One of my favorite PC RPGs.

Have you tried it with the community patches/mods? The community patches make the original game SO MUCH better and enjoyable...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By Matt2488
You should check out Knights of Honor on steam,...

You should check out Knights of Honor on steam, it's 10 bucks and a fantastic medieval simulation.

IT's world map is a real time simulation and when you engage enemy armies, rebels or siege towns...
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,828
Posted By Matt2488
If the Dragon Age 2 team have anything to do with...

If the Dragon Age 2 team have anything to do with Mass Effect 3 than the epic series will go out like a fart in the wind.
Forum: Gaming 23 Jun 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Matt2488
That's pretty awesome.

That's pretty awesome.
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