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Summer will bring a GPU war by AirRaid Mach 2.5
Analysis PR teams gear up for carnage By Charlie Demerjian: Friday, 02 May 2008, 5:05 PM THIS SUMMER WE are going to see an large scale GPU war, something we haven't really seen for a few years now. Nvidia may have all the headlines today , but ATI has been plotting and rebuilding for the...
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May 13th 08 08:43 PM
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GT200 Board CAD Model Leaked by First of One[_2_]
GT200 board CAD model leaked, possibly from the HSF manufacturer (cough Coolermaster cough...): http://forums.vr-zone.com/showthread.php?t=274391 Doesn't look too far fetched from the G80/G92 boards, though the die size is considerably larger (or nVidia finally put a heatspreader on the chip...
May 13th 08 02:13 AM
by First of One[_2_] Go to last post
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Overclockers - beware of voltages in excess of Intel recommended max on Penryn (45nm) processors !! by John Lewis
See the following sad story:- http://www.anandtech.com/weblog/showpost.aspx?i=428 Even if you use voltages nowhere as extreme as the Anandtech reviewers, you may still be contributing to a longer-term early-failure. These hafnium-gate devices may be a lot less accommodating of overstress than...
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May 12th 08 10:12 AM
by Ken Maltby Go to last post
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BFG video cards and overclocking by CarpathiaMan
Hey all, Any BFG video card owners here doing their own overclocking? I'm trying to get an idea of how strict they are with the enforcement of their warranty. I've searched around, but I'm finding conflicting answers. Peace.
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May 12th 08 07:35 AM
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7600GT AGP : Is this card defective ? by [email protected]
I bought a used 7600GT AGP card (BIG brand) to be used in a second system thrown together from left-over parts. The config is - Sempron 64 2500+ S754 Asrock K8Upgrade-VM800 (VIA chipset) 384MB DDR333 (PC2700) 200GB SATA HDD DVD-R/W 450W PSU - not one of the big-name brands, but it has served...
May 11th 08 06:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Free benchmark programs? by Dennis[_2_]
A few years ago I used to use 3DMark to benchmark my computers and get a feel for if my tweaks were helping my gaming performance or hurting it. I just re-visited their site and they seem to be pay only now (or a crappy trial that only runs once). The question: What are some FREE benchmarking...
May 10th 08 03:09 PM
by Augustus[_3_] Go to last post
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ram question about crysis by zachman
hey guys, I have crysis for xp32bit and 1 GIG of ram at 667 speed. I obviously need more ram to run crysis , i was thinking of getting another 1 gig 667mhz , my question is should I get a 2x1(2gb total ) 800mhz kit instead of the 1 gig 667 and should I see performance of crysis greatly improved...
May 10th 08 02:48 AM
by Mr.E Solved! Go to last post
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chip model by jojolucky[_2_]
Wavelength-Selected High-Power D2587P-Type (with Wavelength Locker)/D2547P-Type Isolated DFB Laser Modules Features High-performance, multiquantum-well (MQW),distributed-feedback (DFB) laser D2587P-Type is offered on 50 GHz ITU grid wavelengths ranging from 1528.77 nm—1610.06 nm D2547P-Type is...
May 10th 08 01:58 AM
by First of One[_2_] Go to last post
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Energy Star problems by Baz[_2_]
I have an 8600GTS connected to a Samsung SM223BW via DVI and am having problems whereby Energy Star power saving seems not to activate reliably. If I set a screen saver to activate then the screen will quite often work but the monitor will occassionally not go in Energy saving mode. I have...
May 9th 08 05:54 PM
by Folk Go to last post
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New PC with 8800GT - is my driver the latest? by Terry Pinnell
In Device Manager on this new XP Pro PC I see Driver Provider: NVIDIA Driver Date: 05/12/2007 Driver Version: That looks pretty recent, but just in case I chose 'Update Driver' and enabled the option to let Windows search Windows Update. I was then asked to...
May 9th 08 08:20 AM
by Terry Pinnell Go to last post
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SLI motherboards by Man-wai Chang ToDie (33.6k)
If I only plug in one PCIe x16 card, could I plug it into any one of the 2 or 3 SLI slots? Or is there a primary slot? -- @[email protected] Might, Courage, Vision, SINCERITY. / v \ Simplicity is Beauty! May the Force and Farce be with you! /( _ )\ (Xubuntu 7.10) Linux ^ ^ 18:43:01 up 22:06...
May 8th 08 02:53 PM
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Upgrade with the same 8800GT card...huge difference by Augustus[_3_]
Finally splurged and did a major upgrade on my primary workhorse computer, my venerable Opteron 185 2Mb (2.9Ghz) with 2 Gig PC4000 OCZ in an A8N-E m/b. This has my tweaked Galaxy 8800GT OC 512Mb unit. Went with an E8400 retail box unit on a Gigabyte EP35-DSR3 and 4 Gig OCZ PC6400 Platinum....
May 8th 08 05:51 AM
by Augustus[_3_] Go to last post
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Dual Monitor Usage by Gary
Can somebody please explain to me how to use dual monitor? I have it set up but how do I open another program on it? The only thing on it is the desktop but no icons or start bar and the only thing that I've been able to open on it is the NVidia Control Panel as I can right click on the...
May 8th 08 02:53 AM
by John Go to last post
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Nvidia GeForce 7600 GS 512MB showing odd characters and garbled video by [email protected]
XP Pro Asus P4T533C motherboard 1MB RAM This card worked well in my system for about a month yet now displays odd characters at system boot up and displays a highly distorted image of the motherboard splash screen and windows log in. After that, the system reboots itself. I put the card into...
May 6th 08 04:49 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Idea for a new kind of shooter: A Glass Shooter with automatic aim. by Skybuck Flying[_2_]
Hello, The days of Quake and Unreal Tournament are as good as over. Which means the days of the corridor shooter are over. Maybe because of cheats like wall hacks and aimbots. So here is a new kind of shooter idea to combat the known cheats by re-designing the games:
May 5th 08 01:32 PM
by kc[_2_] Go to last post
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Bridge connector question by Bryan
Hello all, I am considering upgrading my motherboard and PSU and adding a second EVGA 8800 GTX so I can run SLI. The strange thing is the cards don't seem to come with the SLI bridge connector and the motherboard I am looking at does not seem to have one either (ASUS Striker II Formula 780i). I...
May 4th 08 04:53 PM
by Bryan Go to last post
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NVIDIA blames MS for not having fullscreen video mirroring (video out). by Ant
http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=29212&view=findpost&p=345781 Section "Known Product Limitations: (...) problems that will NOT be fixed. Usually, the source of the problem is beyond the control of NVIDIA.": -Full.screen video mirroring is not supported on graphics cards based on...
May 2nd 08 10:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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faster video card or processor? by Daryl[_2_]
Hi everyone, I'm considering buying a Dell XPS laptop. In terms of gaming power (FPS in Crysis, for example), which combo would be preferable: 1. Core 2 Duo Extreme X9000 processor plus an NVIDIA GeForce 8700MGT with 512 MB GDDR3 memory 2. Core 2 Duo T8300 processor plus an NVIDIA GeForce 8800M...
May 2nd 08 03:56 PM
by Daryl[_2_] Go to last post
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One thing I don't like about Quake 3: Not possible to re-capture rocket back pack. by Skybuck Flying[_2_]
Quake 1 was cool: People fighting over rocket back packs. For example. A player called King collected many rockets. Like 100 or 120 or even 150 or so. And then started owning the level with many many rockets.
May 2nd 08 09:02 AM
by Wesley[_3_] Go to last post
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AMD preps graphics bomb for Nvidia - New Radeon 4800 series will bethe fastest GPU ever by AirRaid[_3_]
AMD is preparing to drop its newest GPU, codenamed RV770 Rumours involving the next 3D chip from AMD's graphics division ATI are reaching critical mass. The new GPU, codenamed RV770 and expected to be marketed as the Radeon 4800 series, promises to be the fastest GPU ever. It could be unveiled in...
May 2nd 08 05:19 AM
by fun guy Go to last post
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