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Old 04-14-10, 07:22 AM   #11
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Default Re: GTX 480 (825/1100 MHZ) vs. HD 5870 (975/1300 MHz)

Originally Posted by azanon View Post
Man, this card is about to overheat and set on fire at default. It's hard to imagine that someone would even consider overclocking an already overheating card with a fan that's despirately trying to cool it.

What I'm interested in is any link where someone tried to DOWNCLOCK the card to the speed it probably should be running at.

Dude, it isn't anything like that at all. I should know, I actually have one. After an hour of Metro 2033 DX11 maxed out settings. Card is in the high 70's using EVGA Precision tool. Fan never exceeds 66% and is not audible at all.

The cards have had an updated bios from the initial cards sent out to reviewers. There has been a big improvement, that's for sure.
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