January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by Zertz » Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:42 pm

skierkid450 wrote:upgrade!?? i couldnt upgrade, it would cost like 1200 to upgrade my next system, so im all set for now ;) mabie i could get a new psu, when $$$ permits, but i doubt that will be soo, as long as my 450 watter can provide ENOUGH juice, im all set
I wouldn't count on it :shock:

Congrats though 8)

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by Tim Burton » Fri Feb 15, 2008 9:47 pm

skierkid450,

Congrats. I hope you put it to good use. :)

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by butterfly_bh » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:43 am

Congratulations :roll:

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by Tim Burton » Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:45 pm

Butterfly,

Classy... :roll:

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by skier » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:33 pm

*update

it hasnt come in yet, not sure if its even been sent yet :(
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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by slugbug » Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:07 am

Strange because someone on another forum who won one got it within a week. He said it came from ATI's Canadian office. It might be stuck at customs.

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by skier » Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:23 am

slugbug wrote:It might be stuck at customs.
silly canadians :roll: or america not accepting it :roll:
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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by martini161 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 2:16 pm

ITS A TERORIST SLEEPER AGENT THEY CANT LET IT IN!!!!

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by slugbug » Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:42 pm

Apparently it will arrive in a hard plastic briefcase type case.

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Post by geokilla » Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:03 pm

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slugbug wrote:It might be stuck at customs.
silly canadians :roll: or america not accepting it :roll:
Don't go hating Canada now. I'm a Canadian.

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Post by skier » Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:05 pm

i was right, the kick ass case :mrgreen:
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Because im as curious as anyone you'll see, lets get to disassembly :)

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Shiny 8)
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copper HS
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Alluminum HS
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fan assembly apart
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HS comparison, the Copper one is muchh heavier, and the bottom part is slightly thicker also, <time of truth time>i am now led to assume that copper is used as the HS farth from the fan because of the difference in cooling capacity compared to the alluminum
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btw, i was very surprised to see a blank fan cover, i was assuming the eyes were gonna be looking at me when i opened the bag, but no eyes, i thought ATI's official version had them :-k

also, i have nothing to put this card into right now (cough: Kenc51 :cough) so you will all have to wait for my "Project X2" thread in the AMD forums, or mabie ATI forums, who knows
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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by DMB2000uk » Mon Mar 24, 2008 2:35 pm

Congrats once again.

Please please please give this a decent PSU.

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by skier » Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:02 pm

gonna be the cooler master extreme 550....i think
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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by JuneBug » Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:10 pm

slugbug wrote:Apparently it will arrive in a hard plastic briefcase type case.
thought that was a joke :P

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by KnightRid » Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:04 am

Nice card! Awesome for you to post so many pics too!

kinda blurry on some of those though - beer goggles on the camera? :mrgreen:

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by Sporg » Tue Mar 25, 2008 8:27 am

Could be beer goggles, or berhaps tears of joy.

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by martini161 » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:04 pm

do all ati cards come in a case like that =P~

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by DMB2000uk » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:26 pm

Just the super special ones :P

Might have just been because it was the one ATI sent to LR.

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by Apoptosis » Tue Mar 25, 2008 4:34 pm

dude nice pictures! You took that thing apart more than I did!!

As for the picture on the card some of the newer ones I got don't have that sticker either...

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If you look really close that that 3870 X2 in the front you'll notice a Diamond Sticker, so that is the retail boxed Diamond Radeon HD 3870 X2 that they sent out so I could do Quad CrossFireX testing.

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Re: January Forum Drawing - ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 Video Card!

Post by skier » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:18 pm

Apoptosis wrote:dude nice pictures! You took that thing apart more than I did!!

As for the picture on the card some of the newer ones I got don't have that sticker either...

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If you look really close that that 3870 X2 in the front you'll notice a Diamond Sticker, so that is the retail boxed Diamond Radeon HD 3870 X2 that they sent out so I could do Quad CrossFireX testing.

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yeah, you didnt take the fan apart did you? you can REALLY tell the weight difference when the HS's are out of it

wait, so I have the diamond card?? or do you mean the crossfirex ones you used were diamond? and just showing that some manuf. use blank covers because i know gecube ones are blank
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