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Old 08-24-2006, 10:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Anyone remember the days when a top-of-the-line 7800GTX was a single-slot sexy green beast? I do.

And now we have these fugly, huge, white coolers on top of them that only serve to cramp up the case.

Compare these;



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Both cards are different? DUH! One has 512mb vram vs 256mb vram and the 550/1700 instead of 430/1300. More power=More heat=Greater cooling solutions.
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I have no clue how to voltmod
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Just get a 7900gt ko and maybe a aftermarket cooler if you really get into overclocking.
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dont worry about the volt modding you dont have to do it.
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See, now I'm more confused than before... lol. I don't know how to overclock... or volt mod... and is there a chance of F***ing everything up?
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And does it matter that my motherboards box has an ATI logo on it?
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And does it matter that my motherboards box has an ATI logo on it?
Not unless you wanna do SLI.
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Volt moddin yes that can kill a card. I recommend you do basic overclocking with the video card. Nothing bad can happen unless it artifacts and you just leave it like that.
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Not unless you wanna do SLI.
What is SLI?
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