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Old 03-07-10, 11:08 PM   #36
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Default Re: [SPC] XFX GTX480 up for Preorder! Pricing revealed!

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Originally Posted by MikeC View Post
Unless NVIDIA's next-gen can match the Radeon 5870 in offering low GPU temps and fan noise, I won't be interested.

I despise having to use headphones to drown out fan noise from a graphics card running at full-speed, such as the GeForce GTX 295.

I'm aware that the GeForce GTX 295 is based on a dual-GPU, but NVIDIA's single-GPU cooling solutions have been very effective.

Cooling three billion transistors, without water-cooling, is a huge challenge, but time will tell.

Can't wait for the reviews!
I'm with you MikeC. Although I have my doubts that NVidia will come thru this round. Too secretive too close to launch. Usually have some decent leaks by now......sorry guys, but I'm afraid ATI has the upper hand and Nvidia knows it.

I'm looking for a nice upgrade for my GTX260 216 core card. It's been a great card. Only time will tell. But for now, it's ATI all the way.

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