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Forum: Graphic Cards 03 Aug 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Davidxtux
Sorry about the delay but the 5970 died, cpu got...

Sorry about the delay but the 5970 died, cpu got stuck in low power mode, so until we get the new card from XFX (Props to them.. sending out a new card ASAP) the test results will be delayed....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 17,965
Posted By Davidxtux
Agreed. Request a copy from HP

Agreed. Request a copy from HP
Forum: Graphic Cards 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 11,742
Posted By Davidxtux
Welcome to the dark side.

Welcome to the dark side.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,461
Posted By Davidxtux
That particular task of "snapping to" the edges...

That particular task of "snapping to" the edges wouldn't be that difficult at all. Most the code is already done in Windows 7 and would only require some slight modification to use with all explorer...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By Davidxtux
What I can include as I own a pair of these...

What I can include as I own a pair of these little guys eat power. During benchmarking card 1 was sitting at 331 and card 2 277.. so that is a whopping 608 watts... and I know they can pull even...
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,234
Posted By Davidxtux
You can install them both at the same time with...

You can install them both at the same time with the SLI bridge already connected. Remember the card in the top PCI-E slot will always be the dominant card to hook your monitor up to.
Forum: Graphic Cards 28 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Davidxtux
All topics discussing anything besides the...

All topics discussing anything besides the benchmarks of the 5970 and SLI 480 are off-topic. So please get back on topic.

Trying to match 2 systems to get real benchmarks is not as easy as lets...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 2,099
Views: 242,079
Posted By Davidxtux
Just updated:

Just updated:
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 6,860
Posted By Davidxtux
This myth is blasphemy as I run AMD chip with...

This myth is blasphemy as I run AMD chip with Nvidia card.. and I only have problems when I attempt to run ATI cards with my AMD chip.
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Davidxtux
Maybe you missed what I said in my post or...

Maybe you missed what I said in my post or perhaps you were to set on proving a point. A received one 480 through a promotional offer and only purchased the second one. My PSU I got on sale from a...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 6,860
Posted By Davidxtux
That might not be the case. Some hardware just...

That might not be the case. Some hardware just doesn't get along. My 480s work flawlessly but a 5970 crashes 10-15min in the game. Though that same card works flawlessy in the owners tower. Some...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Davidxtux
Then I would suggest that card.. not a huge...

Then I would suggest that card.. not a huge upgrade but it will offer slightly better performance.
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Davidxtux
You have a 305 W PSU.. so this really pulls the...

You have a 305 W PSU.. so this really pulls the reign on graphic cards... The best options are:

Newegg.com - Palit NE221000F0801 GeForce 210 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 7,042
Posted By Davidxtux
serious rendering

serious rendering
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Davidxtux
Without some minidumps were kinda at a stand...

Without some minidumps were kinda at a stand still here. There could be a plethora of issues causing your problems from the information you provided.
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Davidxtux
Depends really on where and how you get the...

Depends really on where and how you get the parts. We paid pretty much the same except I went for larger PSU. Once we get this hw monitors to record data as we take it through some tests I'll start...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By Davidxtux
For a 480... yes you do.

For a 480... yes you do.
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 3,720
Posted By Davidxtux
ATI Radeon 5970 vs SLI GTX 480 (Fermi)

As promised from a previous post I'd start posting reviews as my friend and I put our cards to the test.


My Build:
OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
CPU AMD Phenom II...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By Davidxtux
If you browse around a common issue with the 5970...

If you browse around a common issue with the 5970 is the gpu "throttling back" (also know this first hand as I attempted to solve this issue on a close friends build)... ATI claims it is a heat issue...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,120
Posted By Davidxtux
Both of my 480s do it.. doesn't seem to harm...

Both of my 480s do it.. doesn't seem to harm anything.. after windows loads it stops.. if it continues though after windows has loaded it could be a bios problem...
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jul 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 2,289
Posted By Davidxtux
A second card will not solve your issue.

A second card will not solve your issue.
Forum: Graphic Cards 24 Jul 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Davidxtux
Already purchased 2 480s. Thanks though

Already purchased 2 480s. Thanks though
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Davidxtux
2500x1600 is the resolution of the monitors.. the...

2500x1600 is the resolution of the monitors.. the tv is 1080p. Must of worded it wrong in a previous post.
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Davidxtux
That is the article that help make my decision on...

That is the article that help make my decision on sli 480s. Fastest single gpu on the market so I figured hell.. might as well double dip.

On a side note: Review to be incoming as I pit my SLI...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Jul 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Davidxtux
If all goes well.. I'll step to tri-sli.

If all goes well.. I'll step to tri-sli.
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