PNY GTX 780 XLR8 OC

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  1. HardOCP News

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    There is a twenty page review of the PNY GTX 780 XLR8 OC posted today at RealHardwareReviews. Overall it is a very positive review, head on over and check it out.

     
  2. cortexodus

    cortexodus [H]ard|Gawd

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    They put bullets on the card for this pic... because...?
     
  3. Morganti

    Morganti n00b

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    Scale?
     
  4. Sovereign

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    This just confirms my choice to buy a custom-cooled GTX 780 non-Ti (Gigabyte Windforce).

    Mine clocks to 1054 base; I've seen 1100+ sustained in-game boost. ASIC quality (supposedly correlates with overclocking) is 72%. 1.188v, no higher than 65C.

    Screw Titans and Ti cards!
     
  5. TaintedSquirrel

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    You're supposed to use a soda can for scale.
    As if the average PC enthusiast knows anything about bullet sizes...
     
  6. cortexodus

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  7. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    The last PNY product I bought was a GeForce FX 5700 Ultra. Never gave me any problems, but I have read some CS horror stories in the last half decade. Does anyone have any recent experience with PNY's CS/RMA and are they decent and timely to work with?
     
  8. KILLER_K

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    Because it is like a loaded gun. Shooting down all the competition.

     
  9. cortexodus

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    :rolleyes: :p
     
  10. Budwise

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    I own this card and its been fantastic.
     
  11. jmilcher

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    That scared of bullets?
     
  12. cortexodus

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    No, I just genuinely saw absolutely zero context for them having done so. It's like putting a banana next to something "for scale"... Like... "why?". They didn't mention them, or provide any explanation for putting them in the picture.

    It's like if I took a bunch of shots of a GPU I was posting pics of and decided to have one single pic of the card with these guys surrounding it... No explanation... Just because... :confused:
     
  13. rainzor

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    its as fast as a bullet
    a metaphor
     
  14. Hello I am John AKA Soullessone21 with Realhardwarereviews.com, I am the Co-Owner and one of the Editors. Thank you Steve for linking our review on your fine site and it looks like you have a great group over here with a lot of talent and expertise.

    GaK_45 is our top reviewer, as well as one of the Co-Owners of the site and is also a gun nut. The 45cal in his review photos are his signature hence the 45 in his name.

    Sorry if that caused you any confusion. If you want a scale many can understand for the sheer size of the box, Think a large Pizza Hut Pizza box then stack another box on top and you got just over the size of the box this fine card comes in.

    If you ever have any questions or concerns just PM me here or there and I will do my best to answer them.

    Thank you again Steve for the link to our site and if you ever need anything from us do not hesitate to ask.

    Keep up the great work HardForum and hope you enjoy our reviews.

    Have a good one

    John AKA Soullessone21
    Realhardwarereviews.com
     
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  15. cortexodus

    cortexodus [H]ard|Gawd

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    Context given! Makes sense now :D Having never looked at any other reviews on the site and not knowing the reviewer likes guns, it just made no sense to me seeing bullets n' knives all over the place. Not that I imagine what I think about it really matters :p

    That is indeed a large box for a GPU. Nice foam!
     
  16. LZ_Xray

    LZ_Xray Limp Gawd

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    What's up with all the stock OC 780s using exactly 1006 MHz for a core clock? That's exactly what my Zotac AMP 780 is at stock. Makes me wonder if some companies are under umbrella ownership.

    I've had a couple PNY cards in the past and never had a problem. Would buy again.
     
  17. NCX

    NCX [H]ardness Supreme

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    Wow, the price shot up to 660$ in Canada from 560$ around the time this review went up.
     
  18. FRZ

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    I got one of these from frys to try out before my classified came in. I was pleasantly surprised by its solid and sexy build. The black and gold really is nice. Plus it oced well although I didn't push it that hard