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Windows 7: my HD5970 experience

16 Dec 2009   #11
Everlong

 

Looking good

Are you saying you have a PCI-E 1.1 slot? GPU-Z is saying 2.0 for you...or are you just informing people it will be a problem with 1.1?


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16 Dec 2009   #12
MyWin7

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MyWin7 View Post
this card can do aero
Not sure what you mean, but of course it can. It's ATI's flagship card

And for the money, it better!

I was addressing skunk's screenshot - right-click desktop/personalize and you have Aero themes at your finger tips

looks much better
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16 Dec 2009   #13
Everlong

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MyWin7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MyWin7 View Post
this card can do aero
Not sure what you mean, but of course it can. It's ATI's flagship card

And for the money, it better!

I was addressing skunk's screenshot - right-click desktop/personalize and you have Aero themes at your finger tips

looks much better
It gets disabled automatically when you run 3dmark vantage
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16 Dec 2009   #14
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MyWin7 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MyWin7 View Post
this card can do aero
Not sure what you mean, but of course it can. It's ATI's flagship card

And for the money, it better!

looking at you screenshot your win7 skin is default - right-click desktop/personalize and you have Aero themes at your finger tips

looks much better
Though I responded to your post, I'll assume your reply here is intended for Skunksmash since he's the one showing off the card

Though you're right, I'm sure he has his reasons for it being off
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16 Dec 2009   #15
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks for the post Skunk.

I have really been thinking hard about getting a 5700 or 5800 series card, but I just don't want to go ATI.

All the info was very useful and interesting.
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16 Dec 2009   #16
MyWin7

 

Ah, okay, then it's Vantage, thanks for pointing out!
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16 Dec 2009   #17
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

The X48 at 3.6GHz still won't match the framerate of the i7 at 4127MHz, I mean look at the difference in CPU scores.

I believe that part of the problem is your CPU bottle necking the card at 3.6GHz.
Still plenty of performance either way but more is better right?

Nice card none the less, I'm waiting for Nvidia's 300 series, and waiting, and waiting, LOL.
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16 Dec 2009   #18
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Nice card none the less, I'm waiting for Nvidia's 300 series, and waiting, and waiting, LOL.
Me too (waiting for the 300s) I think my i7860 and DDR3 1600Mhz RAM (and SSD) will do nicely with one NICE card. (for now haha)
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16 Dec 2009   #19
Everlong

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post

Nice card none the less, I'm waiting for Nvidia's 300 series, and waiting, and waiting, LOL.
Same here
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16 Dec 2009   #20
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Nice card none the less, I'm waiting for Nvidia's 300 series, and waiting, and waiting, LOL.
The wait is over,

Every PC needs good graphics.

Quote:
Graphics processing has become an essential ingredient to the modern PC. Nowadays, we simply demand more from our PCs. If you want to enhance photos, edit videos, watch movies, play games, or if you simply desire a Premium Windows® 7 Experience, the NVIDIA® GeForce® 310 graphics card brings impressive graphics processing power to your PC at an incredible value.


Sorry, couldn't resist.

Oh and very nice card skunk.
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