Got my new 4870

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Got my new 4870

Post by kappage » Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:07 am

Well it came to the time that my 8600GTS just wasnt cutting it plus it was artifacting. I was looking into a new Nvidia card but noticed this trent
6600Gt dead
Second replacement 6600GT dead
my brothers 8800GTX Dead.
My friends 8800GT Dead.
work mate 9800GT sent back twice,

and since i have not known any problems with ATI i thought it time to tell Nvidia to go stick it!

And so far i am loving this graphics card Company of Heroes everything set to maximum AWESOME!

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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by Darkstar » Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:53 am

what manufacturers were they? Im thinking of switching myself, last time i had one i didnt care for the Catalyst Control Center though...

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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by Apoptosis » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:54 am

Darkstar wrote:what manufacturers were they? Im thinking of switching myself, last time i had one i didnt care for the Catalyst Control Center though...

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When was the last time you had one? CCC is a ton better now than it was years ago.
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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by Darkstar » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:57 am

Apoptosis wrote:
Darkstar wrote:what manufacturers were they? Im thinking of switching myself, last time i had one i didnt care for the Catalyst Control Center though...

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When was the last time you had one? CCC is a ton better now than it was years ago.
years ago :)

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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by skier » Wed Dec 02, 2009 10:48 am

every manuf. has cards die, ati just tends to be for different reasons(can be touchy if you take things apart to clean them(how i killed two ATI cards))

but hey, both my nvidia cards are alive(not so well, but alive) after running for days or weeks above 110C so i can't really complain about my two really old cards that have died in the past(RIP 4ti 4200 and mx 200)
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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by kappage » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:28 pm

from memory the first 6600 was a legend it had a red PCB the second was something like Sparkle, the 8600 was XFX XXX, the 8800GTX was xfx 8800Gt XFX and the 9800GT was umm gigabyte?

While my New 4870 is a XFX 1gb model and i am very pleased with it so far!! time will tell though [-o<
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Re: Got my new 4870

Post by skier » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:31 pm

kappage wrote:from memory the first 6600 was a legend it had a red PCB the second was something like Sparkle, the 8600 was XFX XXX, the 8800GTX was xfx 8800Gt XFX and the 9800GT was umm gigabyte?

While my New 4870 is a XFX 1gb model and i am very pleased with it so far!! time will tell though [-o<
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