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Enrico_be
03-26-10, 12:31 AM
GTX470

http://we.pcinlife.com/thread-1385213-1-1.html

http://www.we-wi.be/Images/10hqdja.jpg
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http://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?hl=nl&sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http://bbs.expreview.com/thread-28428-1-1.html&rurl=translate.google.be&usg=ALkJrhiVAEsa1Mj9PIw3eaHYicFFjC10Nw


1. Non-Limit OC (default voltage, the limit is about 750/1500/1100)

2. Range detailed in the Table


Sadly I can't see the table because I'm not a member of the site.


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GTX 470 for 359$ @ http://www.pcsuperstore.com/products/11112352-PNY_Technologies-VCGGTX470XPB.html

That's a good price imo, GTX 470 is gonna be a good buy for many :)

MUYA
03-26-10, 01:19 AM
Interesting

Muppet
03-26-10, 02:14 AM
Interesting

Hell yeah it is. Those are some very good overclocks on stock voltages. Very impressive indeed.

K007
03-26-10, 02:48 AM
I plan to begin comparing performance against the Radeon 5870 after I get off work tomorrow and into the weekend. I already have DX9/DX10 results against the GeForce 280 GTX and GeForce 295 GTX. The apps I will be testing are the latest Unigine benchmark, Dirt 2, Metro 2033 and Just Cause 2.

It's just my luck to have come down with the flu the day after I received the GeForce GTX 480, so I am pretty much behind in what other web sites will be offering. I was floored when I read that the Guru of 3D will have a 35-page review!

There were also a number of developments that occurred this week. Version 2.0 of the Unigine Heaven benchmark was released a few days ago and I discovered that BitSquid has released a beta of their new StoneGiant DX11 demo.

So I will be posting information from my "First Look" in a forum thread. I am also open to conduct any specialized testing that forum members may request.

Is it possible for you to look at BFBC2?

Thanks,

Iruwen
03-26-10, 03:54 AM
Thanks. Yeah, cooling up to 3 billion transistors is a major task and I've spent quite a bit of time in this area. I've come up with a simple solution that can drop the GPU temperature by 8-10 degrees Celcius while running a Furmark stress test. This alone made a huge difference in minimizing noise from the graphics card fan.

Undervolting? :D

/e: there's no info on heat dissipation with overclocking @test above though. The hotter the chip gets, the more power it needs, the hotter it gets, the more power it needs... uh.

MUYA
03-26-10, 03:55 AM
Undervolting? :D

Leaving the case open?

Revs
03-26-10, 04:13 AM
Water cooling? :captnkill:

:lol:

Mike, I don't know if you have two cards, but SLI scaling is pretty much the most important thing to me. Other than that I'd love to know how an OC'd GTX470 compares to a OC'd GTX480, and what is the limiting factor for the OC, ie, heat? power limits?

Really looking forward to the info! :cool:

Iruwen
03-26-10, 04:32 AM
I don't think any reviewer has two cards officially yet, there aren't many...

wysiwyg
03-26-10, 04:35 AM
is it a lot slower/faster/same compared to a 295

Iruwen
03-26-10, 04:53 AM
Yes, definitely.

Noriega
03-26-10, 05:00 AM
I would love to see GTA IV in action how about you guys? Most games are fully playable with 285 or 5870.

Revs
03-26-10, 05:30 AM
I would love to see GTA IV in action how about you guys? Most games are fully playable with 285 or 5870.

The extra memory should really help with GTA4.

is it a lot slower/faster/same compared to a 295

As long as it is no slower I'll be happy. SLI'd 260 and the 295 are pretty much exactly the same performance. I'd be let down if a single 480 wasn't an upgrade from these cards. It's looking like they're godda OC very nicely with the right cooling, though, which is awesome! :)

Noriega
03-26-10, 05:42 AM
The extra memory should really help with GTA4.




Yeah I'm curious bout that. 1592MB is exact number of Video Memory used by GTA IV in 1650x1080 with All options maxed. Will Fermi be good enough to play with those settings?

Revs
03-26-10, 05:49 AM
Find out in 12hrs :D

Noriega
03-26-10, 05:52 AM
Find out in 12hrs :D

Going on party, it's friday night : (

Iruwen
03-26-10, 06:28 AM
Yeah I'm curious bout that. 1592MB is exact number of Video Memory used by GTA IV in 1650x1080 with All options maxed.

Really? Then the engine is even crappier than I thought.

Toss3
03-26-10, 06:29 AM
Wasn't going to post this, but it might be good for a couple of laughs(Charlie is so desperate):

If you give the GTX480 to honest journalists, they will likely say that the two cards, the GTX480 and the HD5870, show equivalent performance, so we hear Nvidia is doing its best to keep the GTX480 out of the hands of the honest. This means that only journalists who are known to follow the "reviewer's guide" closely, are willing to downplay the negatives, and will hit the important bullet points provided by Nvidia PR will be the ones most likely to gain early access to these cards. If this sounds unethical to you, it is, and it's not the first time. This is exactly what Nvidia did to cut Anand, Kyle and several others out of the GTS250 at launch. That worked out so well the last time that Nvidia will probably try it again. Expect fireworks when some people realize that they have been cut out for telling the truth.

The end result is that the GTX480 is simply not fast enough to deliver a resounding win in anything but the most contrived benchmark scenarios. It is well within range of a mildly upclocked HD5870, which is something that ATI can do pretty much on a whim. The GTX480 can barely beat the second fastest ATI card, and it doesn't have a chance at the top.

Removed link so that this douchebag doesn't get any hits from nvnews. :lol:

Revs
03-26-10, 06:40 AM
Dear Charlie...

http://bennyhollywood.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/8ba627ce98douche.jpg.jpg

Really? Then the engine is even crappier than I thought.

Not wanting to go off topic here, but the more memory you have the greater draw distance you can set. It's the opposite of crappy, it allows you to get the most from the hardware you have :)

Iruwen
03-26-10, 06:50 AM
Ah ok, I just thought of Crysis which has to be run a 2560 res on enthusiast with fsaa to break a 1GB VRAM limit iirc. So it seems GTA4's requirements are somewhat high.

PS: http://www.anandtech.com/casecoolingpsus/showdoc.aspx?i=3780
GTX 480 SLI power supply :D

weevil
03-26-10, 06:51 AM
I would love to see GTA IV in action how about you guys? Most games are fully playable with 285 or 5870.

285 here Noriega and no problems at all in GTA4, no chugging at all it's smooth as silk

Revs
03-26-10, 06:53 AM
So it seems GTA4's requirements are somewhat high.

Memory wise, they can be as high or as low as you want. Even at low memory settings (512mb) it still looks very good. It just looks better at a greater distance with more memory. The more the better.

Toss3
03-26-10, 06:56 AM
nvm he didn't provide any sources for his claims so it was just speculation on his part. :bleh:

MUYA
03-26-10, 08:00 AM
Cool, hook me up my man (nana2)

Email invite should be in your inbox now :)

Enrico_be
03-26-10, 08:02 AM
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3698461&id=8409118252

http://www.we-wi.be/Images/launch.png

3 25'x15' screens !!

(nana2)(nana2)

Revs
03-26-10, 08:04 AM
:lol: WOW!!