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Old 03-28-10, 10:12 PM   #80
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Default Re: Man, it is sooo hot.

Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
oh really? with all your post you are doing a great job
Oh please.......let's not get defensive here ok? Just stating my opinion just like everyone this in the forum.

I've had a GTX260 for 1 1/2 yrs now and loved it. I've just decided to upgrade to the 5870 because heat and power usage are huge issues with me. I like the performance AND efficiency of the 5870 better than the 470/480 cards....that is it. I'm not a fanboy of either so don't read anymore into it than what it is, an objective opinion.

And I still stand by post saying the extreme heat these cards produce should be a major concern. Especially to guys that like to OC alot. The endurance and longevity is a huge question that only time will tell.

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Powercolor 5870 OC'd to 949/1255
(OC'd only when gaming of course)
11.8 Cat drivers
650W power supply
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