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Old 04-16-10, 09:38 PM   #37
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I ran it again got 2 fps higher on the low same everything
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Old 04-16-10, 10:29 PM   #38
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Nice fasedww. Ya I have read over on the evga forums alot of people get that slight stutter/hitch at the start which skews the minimum fps at times and other times they don't get it. Odd to say the least. Could be a driver issue I suspect. I'm glad to see your results here since I was debating getting 3 470's vs 2 480's all week. I'm glad to hear with some conformation that 3 470's are slightly faster since that was the goal. I could have easily gotten 2 480's but choose not too since I have had very good results with my tri 260 c216's. I think as the drivers improve over the coming months so will the tri sli scaling. What do you guys think?

Oh and my 3 470 sc's came ino via ups tonight I'll install em tomorrow and post up some numbers soon after when I can.

Btw fasedww didn't I buy a used 7800gtx from you here like years ago? I remember that forum handle lol.
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Old 04-17-10, 09:31 AM   #39
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Yeap thats why I got three of these just what you said. Yeah I think you did my God, Now I remember your name from somewhere, from selling that video card.
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Benchmark results 16 XQ AA
Minimum =49
Maximum=144
Average=94


Benchmark results 8x AA
Min= 64
Max=182
Average-119
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fasedww,

If you get bored and/or have the time, would you try the STALKER: CoP bench with the below quality settings?

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If you don't have the bench you may grab it off of Guru3d.

http://downloads.guru3d.com/S.T.A.L....load-2433.html
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Old 04-17-10, 11:18 AM   #42
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Yeah ok I'm downloading the benchmark, I got the game have to download it to this computer also, be a hour or two
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Yeah ok I'm downloading the benchmark, I got the game have to download it to this computer also, be a hour or two
Ok cool and thanks

You don't the game to run the bench. It has its own map and textures etc.
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Here it is


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Here it is

I cropped your results.

Looks good. Thanks again
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I've got an EVGA 470 coming for my second computer. I've also got one of those Acer 120Hz LCDs coming for it too.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009222

I'll sound off how I like it mid next week.

I'll probably end up with 470 SLi eventually and use my old 260 for PhysX overkill
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Two questions: How's the fan volume compared to the last series? Also, do you let the fan auto or leave it locked? Currently I have my OC'd 260s at 50%... would that even be possible with the 470s?

Edit: Sorry, I guess that's three questions
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I leave it on auto it ramps up according to temps works good.
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