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    290x or gtx 970?

    I actually just returned my GTX 970 from newegg for a full refund. I'm back to my old 6870 and I think I'm going to wait it out till March-April or whenever the R9 390 comes out. Or if I could find a cheap GTX 980 that would be nice too. So I'd say wait a little bit if you can I guess.
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    When should i replace my i5 2500K

    Just like many of the other users have mentioned. Just keep your 2500k. If you have it overclocked that is even better. There is pretty much little difference between the 2500k and even the newer haswell processors. Some games may act a bit differently between the 2, but for the most part it'll...
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    GTX 980 & GTX 970 Availability Thread

    it's like they include the 5 dollar giftcard so i cant take 10% off using visa checkout. : < (
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    Which 970 Are You Buying?

    I personally went with the frozr 970 from newegg. I wanted the G1, but it was roughly 30 bucks more. I think the MSI one will suffice for 30 bucks less. I read up on that semi-passive cooling as well and it sounds like it would really work out since I like my PC fairly quiet as well. Just wished...
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    Nvidia 980/970 Availability Thread

    I guess newegg has the frozr gtx 970 back. I just ordered one for myself. Will probably sell my GTX 760 to offset some of the cost. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127832&cm_re=gtx_970-_-14-127-832-_-Product
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    Is a 2500k @ 4.2ghz enough for GTX 680 SLI?

    Yup, you should be good with a 2500k even though its a little old. I'm running mine at stock with my GTX 760 no problem. Later on I plan on running with the maxwell equivalent of a GTX 770 whenever they come out, maybe then I will bump up my 2500k a bit more.
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    amazon/crucial ballistic 16 GB 4x4

    I just received an email from amazon saying mine will probably be arriving april 4th as well. I previously only had 8GB of ram and saw this amazing deal for 16GB dunno what I'm gonna do with all this extra ram since I never used maybe over 4-5GB at a time.
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    Worth it to upgrade to 770?

    I've actually had crossfire 6870's then I sold one for cheap for my friend. I ended up keeping one as a backup and got a windforce 760 instead. It was well worth the upgrade for me in my opinion, especially in terms of stability (crossfire issues/stutters/whatnot) and in performance (got a big...
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    GPU debate! - 760 - 670 vs 7870 - r9 270/x - MSI or EVGA - Asus, SAPh, XFX, PCooler?

    I would go ahead and get a 760 it may or may not be 5% slower than the 670 especially at the ~$200-$250 price point. There really isn't a noticeable difference between the two to be honest and it runs nice fast and cool. I have the Windforce rev 2 variant and runs like a champ. I'd suggest...
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    DayZ $29.99

    Just bought it and played for roughly 3 and a half hours with some friends. After like a year and a half of playing the Arma 2 DayZ it literally feels exactly the same. In some ways the game feels sort of downgraded obviously because it's in alpha. Like I'm not sure how to check health or hunger...
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    New Video Card Buyers Help

    Honestly what I'm probably going to do is just get one 290 with an aftermarket cooler either twin frozr or windforce maybe DC2. Then get a second one down the line. It's like you said 290x has similar performance but costs a decent amount more. 780 is the slowest out of the 4 (not by that much...
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    Xbox One Launch Day

    I don't understand. If you don't want it why not just cancel it. I might cancel mine on Amazon because I got in on the Amazon GTX 780 deal. Same with my PS4 preorder
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    *DEAD* eVGA GTX 780 Superclocked $360 at Amazon

    You don't choose it'll just connect you to someone random, I find that anytime past after maybe 3-4pm all the American CSR's are off duty and then the Indian CSR's take over. Everytime I've talked to CSR which was at roughly 7pm 5pm and 11pm It was usually some Indian dude (again not to be rude...
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    *DEAD* eVGA GTX 780 Superclocked $360 at Amazon

    Yup, basically I talked to a nice CSR guy for a good 30 minutes and promptly and politely shot down his $10 promo credit near the end when he told me that's all he could do. I asked that I talk to his supervisor which took roughly 45 minutes to connect me to. He was a very nice guy though...
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    2000 to 13000 Free Riot Points for purchasing a Prepaid AMEX debit card

    Yeah I actually just did it now, saw it under settings and just canceled the account. Is that all I need to do? Yeah, what I did was actually spend the rest on a custom amount via a Amazon gift card. Then proceed to just cancel the account online. I do like my novelty teemo card which I will...
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    2000 to 13000 Free Riot Points for purchasing a Prepaid AMEX debit card

    Yeah I just got an email about it too. I already received my 13k RP already can I just call and cancel it and be done with it then? I don't really plan on using it with anything else, just wanted the RP.
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    Steam 2013 summer sale is here!

    Yup pretty satisfied with the summer sales so far, since I got most of the games I wanted already: CS:GO $5 Dark Souls prepare to die edition: $6 Borderlands 2 (no season pass) $2 Torchlight 2 $5 All that I really want is arma 3 beta, but I don't think it'll go on sale technically...
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    Unlocked 6950 CF to 7970 Ghz Edition?

    Like people have been saying, you should be fairly pleased with a stronger single GPU solution. But yeah, the new ATI cards are coming around the corner so you may want to just hold out until then, sell your CF 6950 then get a stronger single card. Some people have been saying SLI 760's and...
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    Anyone here NOT care if a game is 60 FPS or not?

    Yeah not having at least 60FPS does feel somewhat sluggish, but if it's at a steady 50/40 or even 30 then it isn't too bad. The worse thing is when you have fluctuating FPS like people have mentioned. going from 10 to 40 to 60 to 30 back to 10 really does suck. So I say ad long as it's above 30...
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    Steam 2013 summer sale is here!

    Might just pick up torchlight 2 for only $4.99. I wish counter strike GO comes back for $4.99 or $5.99 whatever it was since I missed it. Also hoping arma 3 beta goes on sale, but that might not be the case since technically it's a beta and not a full game.
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    ASUS GTX 680 for $197 at Amazon

    Glad it worked out for the few of you, If I hand't gotten a 760 I would've flipped tables. It's still fine though since anything beats my old reference 6870.
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    It might very well be the same cooler, so it may be in your best interest to get the 4GB version instead especially if it has the same cooler as the 770. Although it's like you said getting a 770 in general wouldn't be bad either you get a decent amount of performance over the 760 and having the...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    After playing around with my card, I'm pretty satisfied with it. It idles roughly around 32c when its not doing much and load is around 63c (using heaven 3dmark some other games). I think it performs fine and regarding the fan noise,it runs really quiet until roughly 85% fan speed. Then you can...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    Yeah I'll get around to that sometime tonight hopefully. Honestly it may not be that cooler at all. I thought you brought it up regarding the 4GB VRAM. That website probably just literally grabbed a 770 picture since there are literally no windforce 760 pictures except on newegg. I wouldnt have...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    I actually didn't get time to test it out much yet, I have been busy with work. I'm gonna try and give the 760 a run for its money when I get home tonight though. What I can say is that it runs real cool and quiet on idle at around 30c and thankfully the fans seem to be fairly quiet. I only had...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    Honestly it should be enough yeah, as long as there is decent airflow going in the case and coming out you should be good. A good time to probably get a reference card over like an aftermarket card would be when your running a small itx case with little breathing room or a small HTPC or...
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    ASUS GTX 680 for $197 at Amazon

    Hopefully it goes well for you guys that got in on the deal. Lets hope amazon pulls through with the 680's.
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    Cube World

    I actually did manage to get create my own account sometime yesterday when there was a small window open. But the shop is still continually down and it doesn't look like either registration or shop is coming back soon until the developer fixes the problems. Hopefully it'll be back up soon...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    Yeah I'll try to let people know my first impressions of the rev 2 card after I have played around with it. Like I was saying all the 760 models are fairly decent maybe except the reference cooler ones (just saying that because I like the aftermarket coolers). The traditional coolers/reference...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    I should be getting my card sometime today in the mail, after playing around with it (skyrim, league of legends, heaven, 3dmark, playing around with the fan speeds ect.) i'll let you know. I don't have a temp gun to monitor the VRM temps sadly unless there is a program that can do that for me...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    Yeah the underside of that card is very cool compared to the TF one you linked where you could clearly see it was pretty hot all around the back end. Then again that is a 7870 card and not a gtx 760 so that may or may not have to do with anything. I'm not too experienced when it comes down to...
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    MSI GTX 760 - VRM too hot?

    Yeah, I'll let you know how it goes. Hopefully it's a very quiet and cool card that performs well, without any problems of course.
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    I don't have actual links or anything like that, I just see reviews on newegg and some threads here and there on either overclock.net/tomshardware/[H]ardForums or even videos on youtube about different types of twin frozr models (gtx 5xx/gtx 6xx/hd 6xxx/hd7xxx). You can just google "twin frozr...
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    could very well be yeah who knows. i'm getting my rev 2 in the mail tomorrow so I'll see how it goes in terms of temps and noise and the whole fan wobbling business.
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    MSI GTX 760 - VRM too hot?

    Not quite sure yet, I'll be receiving my rev 2 on monday from amazon. I'll let you know how I think about it. I mean I picked rev 2 because, well it was newer and has an updated cooler. You'd think it be better, but I guess this isn't really the case. But yeah I dunno we will see when I get...
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    MSI GTX 760 - VRM too hot?

    I actually only prefer the TF over the rev 2 as it probably has better cooling solutions (maybe not the VRM), also probably quieter but its good everywhere else and I heard it has good OC potential from most of the reviews. Plus I honestly think its better aesthetically if that matters in...
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    Cube World

    Bah I've been wanting to register and purchase this game since yesterday. Can't seem to find an opportunity to register though since its continually down. The games does look very interesting as an open rpg with a nice pixelated look to it.
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    Intel i7-920 x58 vs Haswell @1080p and above - Still no urgency to upgrade?

    Yup, I'm still rocking a 2500k but I'll probably still wait a while for a CPU upgrade as I'm still playing at 1080p so a GPU upgrade would work fairly better for me rather then a CPU one.
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    Gigabyte GTX 760 OC Windforce

    I actually did notice that it was a bit wobbly and cant tell if that is normal or not for all the windforce coolers, I mean I'm supposed to get mine on Monday from Amazon, but I seem kind of worried now. I'm not sure, but those temps seem pretty high (although still normal), but then again that...
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    MSI GTX 760 - VRM too hot?

    Honestly you should be fine with the GTX 760 TF. I am actually sort of worried cause my 760 windforce rev 2 is supposed to come in on monday and after reading lots of things about it, I sort of wished I opted for the TF version instead. Either way you should be pleased with TF though.
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