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    Default New Gear

    finally my ASUS GTX 680 4GB card and corsair AX860I showed up yesterday. I got the card installed and I am going to install the PSU after this post .

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    Default Re: New Gear

    Grats. You should notice a nice difference in FPS.

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    Default Re: New Gear

    Why didn't you go with the new GTX780 or GTX770 ?

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    Default Re: New Gear

    Nice! The frame boost will be plentiful!

    @Stan - isn't the GTX 770 a 680 anyway?

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    Default Re: New Gear

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Why didn't you go with the new GTX780 or GTX770 ?
    If I remember it was a little out of my price range and the quick look at specs it did not look all that more powerful. I could be wrong.
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    What Case is that? it looks like mine the Deeps Silence 2! do you have fan's pointed at the mobo? do you have fans at the front front of the case?

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    That card is sexy!! Congrats bro!

    Quote Originally Posted by Carnyakam View Post
    What Case is that? it looks like mine the Deeps Silence 2! do you have fan's pointed at the mobo? do you have fans at the front front of the case?
    That the NZXT Switch 810, it an awesome case, i own 2 myself lol

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    Pretty cool looking case!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carnyakam View Post
    What Case is that? it looks like mine the Deeps Silence 2! do you have fan's pointed at the mobo? do you have fans at the front front of the case?
    Yup that is the switch 810 and yea it is awesome. I have two fans as intakes on the front, one on the bottom as an intake and then two more up top as exhaust. I also have two fans mounted inside case directed at the Gpu and mobo.
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    The card is a brute I love it, but it is not as powerful as I thought it would be. It plays bf3 fully maxed out at 80–114 fps and the same for rift just slightly lower. When I fire up metro 2033 I only get about 30fps and kinda the same results in Arma 3 beta. So I will be working on an oc. I just wish the card did not droop so much. My system is so quiet now!
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    How can you tell what your FPS are while playing games, is there a side app or something that you run to capture this information? i do hope you get a good OC to get those numbers up, i bumped mine up a bit and saw about a 10-15 FPS boost from Haven.

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    Default Re: New Gear

    nice man congrats!
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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