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Old 07-21-08, 09:17 PM   #16
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Default Re: A few questions for recent GTX 280 owners

Originally Posted by tijean View Post
Hd4870 in automatic mode, I never hear it. Quiet like the 8800gtx.

You should buy the 4870 and later buy the GTX 280 .55nm version. The 4870 will still have a very good resale value.
in automatic mode fan runs on very low speed, which makes the card runs quite hot, hence the fan hack.

you are right about 4870 being a great value
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