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    coil whine at >60fps on new EVGA 980 ti?

    I purchased a Sharp TV that also had a loud, whining noise. I know they are completely different products, but in speaking with Sharp they said a loud, high pitched noise could be a sign of future component failure. I swapped mine out.
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    Israel Is Number Two In Cybersecurity Behind The U.S.

    Just ignore the trolls. They are the same idiots that ignore ISIS, beheadings throughout the middle east, suicide bombings, women's rights issues in Muslim countries (honor killing, genital mutilation, being murdered for getting raped), gays being murdered for being gay and countless other...
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    What was your 1st 3D video card ?

    3DFX Voodoo Rush. Intense 3D. First game played Turok. Then I discovered this thing called Quake and it was game over.
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    Anyone else bummed out that BF4 is coming out already?

    I was out of PC gaming for a while after I bored myself of Counter Strike and never bothered to upgrade my PC. 4 years without touching a PC game. A year and a half ago I finally upgraded and starting playing BF3.. When I saw the trailer for BF4, I kept thinking that it was way too soon to...
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    Galaxy 6 Weeks of Christmas GPU Giveaway! Week 6

    They just plain own- Period.
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    Battlefield 3 General Discussion Thread

    Anyone else in love with Aftermath? I've been playing a ton lately and can't stop playing these new maps..
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    Galaxy 6 Weeks of Christmas GPU Giveaway! Week 4

    Galaxy is the first company to give me a video card woody since my beloved Voodoo 2! My 670 OWNS!
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    Game crashes or black screen

    I've never seen temps that high for a 670.. In fact, the highest I've seen someone else post was around 80c. Sounds like you either have a defective sensor, defective fans, or that the thermal compound wasn't applied correctly to the video card and heatsink
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    The real problem with gaming and why we're all feeling empty

    The problem isn't gaming - It's us. We are now part of a generation that needs instant gratification. From twitter feeds, to Facebook, to glancing at articles, we have lost the patience we used to have. Every bit of information is instant. When was the last time you read an entire article on...
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    Maximum Pre-Rendered Frames

    Anybody figure this out? Reason I ask is that I'm having a small, random amount of stutter in BF3 Close Quarters and someone mentioned to set it to 1 in the NV control panel...
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    6990 Poor Performance on BF3

    Perhaps you are dealing with dreaded microstutter and crossfire driver issues.. I had dual 6870's that supposedly ran the game over 60 FPS at nearly all times, but it felt like it ran like crap.. It wasn't till I popped in the 670 that I really experienced smooth and flawless gameplay.
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    Rockstar really stepped up their game with Max Payne 3

    Respectfully have to disagree.. The graphics are OK, nothing earth shattering. If you disable MSAA you can run at over 120FPS with current hardware. The controls are clunky and entire game is scripted. The enemy AI is nothing to write home about. I really wanted to love this game. I...
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    Has BF3 changed the perception that gameplay trumps graphics?

    It's BF3 for me and nothing else.. Love the weapons.. Been addicted to the F2000 lately, but I greatly enjoy the SKS, the VAL, PKP... I started playing around with the AN-94 and quickly fell in love with it too, despite initial frustrations with the spray.. For whatever reason, once I...
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    Has BF3 changed the perception that gameplay trumps graphics?

    Hate to bring up the S word, but I'm starting to think Max Payne flat out sucks.. I thought it would be a good break from BF3 but I don't see myself playing much more unless the experience gets better..
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    Has BF3 changed the perception that gameplay trumps graphics?

    Sorry to bump this old post.. I finally got around to playing Max Payne 3 this weekend and after an hour feel very BLAH about it.. The graphics seem dated compared to BF3, the gameplay is slow, and there is no wow factor. I'm shocked because the general consensus for Max Payne 3 has been...
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    +90C Furmark Temps on Gigabyte OC GTX 670 at Stock Speeds

    +1 Furmark maxes out at 72c for me.
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    Official GTX 670 Overclocking Thread

    Guys, some people have reported errors with the EVGA tool and setting clocks/ stability. I recommend using MSI's afterburner which has been more stable for me. Not in terms of squeezing more out of my card, but in terms of applying the offset changes consistently.
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    I miss pc gaming. Help me built the best bang for the buck parts.

    670 GTX is a monster.. Should allow you to run BF3 maxed out at 1080P. Don't skimp on storage either, an SSD drive should be part of the build.
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    Upgrade : 2560x1440;wait for 7990 or get 690 or go 7950x2 or 670x2

    Love AMD- I really do. But with microstutter, I would be a bit concerned with a dual GPU solution.. I would go dual 670's.. They should have no problem at all handling that rez.. Perhaps you should wait until the 4GB cards come out though.
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    What to replace 2x6870s with?

    Went from dual 6870's to 670.. Performance is significantly better from a stutter perspective.
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    New eVga GTX 670 SC Issues....

    Sounds like a defective card. I simply uninstalled my AMD drivers and installed the 670 and had no driver or issues whatsoever.. Didn't even use Driver Sweeper
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    Official GTX 670 Overclocking Thread

    But if it's already locking up with a GPU offset of 100, with power consumption apparently at 70, will boosting that up to 110 have any impact?
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    Official GTX 670 Overclocking Thread

    Ok- Messed around with clock.. Max offset for me was +76.. Clock of 1215. Machine would hard lock with anything over.. Quick question - Do I need to mess around with "power target" if the OSD shows anywhere from 60-70% usage? What is the point in boosting past 100% if the card never goes over 70?
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    Official GTX 670 Overclocking Thread

    1136 on mine
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    Which 670 to buy?

    I'm an idiot.. The on screen display for the EVGA tool displays power % first, not GPU usage.. My GPU usage was 98%.. I'm in shock that a single card solution runs BF3 maxed out at 1080P with no lag.. So much better than my 6870's in crossfire.. The microstutter was so annoying. I don't...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    One more thing that is strange.. Looks like BF3, with vsync disabled and everything maxed, including 4xMSAA, GPU usage is only 60-65%. Is that normal? 1080p
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    Which 670 to buy?

    One more thing.. Sorry again for the newbage.. But Adaptive VSYNC alone makes this worth it.. Zero input lag and no need to limit framerate in BF3 with it. Amazing. I just played for 30 minutes and my case remained silent. Even my sub-par Coolermaster 750 PS remained silent..
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Just got my 670, Gigabyte. Card is a beast... AND SILENT!! It hasn't breached 60c after 15 minutes of Furmark.. Amazing!! BF3 looks great @60FPS 4xMSAA and adaptive VSYNC. Sorry for the noob question, but what do you guys recommend in terms of managing the card? The drivers do not contain...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Or people saw the Sapphire 7970 OC / Non-Ref card price drop to $449.99 and realized that for $50 more they could get AMD's flagship which seems to be more future proof and overlclocks like a monster...
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    What price does AMD need to lower to now that the 670 is out?

    Jeez... 7970 for 449.99 on the Egg with free shipping.... No reference.. Feeling like I made a mistake moving so fast on the Gigabyte 670.. At $449.99 with this amount of overclocking headroom you are getting a heck of a deal...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Tiger Direct executives and CompUSA executives are under investigation for theft and shady business practices. Sounds to me like they figured they could beat Newegg to the punch by posting up the product before they had stock. Typical Tiger/CompUSA tactic. Consumers get screwed because by the...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Wooooooooooooooooooooooohoooooooooooooooooooo Now the bad news... I was hoping to work from home all day and just had a client confirm an appointment tomorrow afternoon. This is a potentially huge account so I can't reschedule.. With my luck FedEx will show up in the 2 hour window when I'm...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Exact same thing for me....
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Too bad the only game worth playing right now is BF3.. I would love for another old school, updated FPS to come out.. UT2013? Quake 5? How about HL3?
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    Which 670 to buy?

    My last Nvidia card was a 6800GT :)
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 Video Card Review @ [H]

    Sell em on eBay.. I got more for my used reference 6870 XFX than Newegg was selling it for new...
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 Video Card Review @ [H]

    Couldn't resist the non reference 670 Gigabyte.. Too much horsepower for $80 less.. Let's hope this puppy overclocks as well as some of the early reviews have claimed.
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    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 Video Card Review @ [H]

    Amazon had them up for literally 10 minutes.. I ordered mine overnight and made the cut.. Keep checking. Killer deal - 680 PCB, tri-fan setup, overclocking beast.. Don't know why someone would select the EVGA reference design over the Gigabyte or Asus design.
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Ordered the Gigabyte on Amazon, upgraded to overnight.. Total out the door- 418.00!! So glad I got 340 for both of my 6870's - For essentially $80 I am now going to be flying with no noise, less power draw and NO MICROSTUTTER!!!! WOOOOOOOOT!! I forgot to mention this as well... 4xMSAA here I...
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    Which 670 to buy?

    Are you guys paying tax when ordering from Tiger Direct?