PC Gamers Benchmark/E-Peen Competition - Spring Edition
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Posted by LSU Coyote on 1/5 at 10:56 pm to Srbtiger06
Yea I know it is nVidia but who manufactured the card?

EVGA
ASUS
MSI
Gigabyte
Galaxy
Zotac
PNY

What brand?



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Posted by Srbtiger06 on 1/6 at 12:16 am to LSU Coyote
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Yea I know it is nVidia but who manufactured the card?


Great question. The box says "made and manufactured by nvidia" so I guess them? Geforce GTX 660ti is all I can find.



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Posted by jcole4lsu on 1/6 at 9:10 am to Srbtiger06
Mother of god just take a picture of the box and post it

Or dl gpuz or speccy and it will tell you the manufacturer

Actually just check the graphics tab of cpu z


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Posted by ILikeLSUToo on 1/7 at 12:51 pm to jcole4lsu
le bump


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Posted by Srbtiger06 on 1/7 at 1:35 pm to jcole4lsu
My GPUZ score is up there.

This is it

I'm telling you man, I looked all over the damn box for a manufacturer and there isn't one. Its a black box that says nvidia geforce gtx660ti.



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Posted by ILikeLSUToo on 1/7 at 2:21 pm to Srbtiger06
Looks like it's an Nvidia branded card. I thought they stopped doing that years ago.


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Posted by Srbtiger06 on 1/7 at 3:04 pm to ILikeLSUToo
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Looks like it's an Nvidia branded card. I thought they stopped doing that years ago.


That's what I was thinking but sommmmeeeebody didn't believe it

Here it is



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Posted by LSU Coyote on 1/7 at 3:12 pm to Srbtiger06
You do not just have a reference cooler you have an actually reference card. I didn't know BestBuy sold stuff like this.


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Posted by Srbtiger06 on 1/7 at 3:18 pm to LSU Coyote
I didn't either. Like I said, I was looking at a few on newegg then I got a ton of gift cards for christmas so I just pulled the trigger. Works a hell of a lot better than my old card so I'm good.


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Posted by bluebarracuda on 1/7 at 5:26 pm to Srbtiger06
Updated scores!

How does Sunday night sound for the prize drawing?



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Posted by stout on 1/7 at 6:30 pm to LSU Coyote
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You do not just have a reference cooler you have an actually reference card.


Explain this to me like I am 12. What's the difference in that and a 660Ti made by EVGA for example.


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Posted by bluebarracuda on 1/7 at 6:59 pm to stout
Assuming you mean 660 ti, they are the exact same card except ones made by evga and one was made by nvidia

At least I'm pretty sure there isn't any difference between all the reference cards (maybe some internal cooling/heatsink stuff that shouldn't make too big of a difference)



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Posted by stout on 1/7 at 7:02 pm to bluebarracuda
That's what I thought. Just making sure I wasn't missing anything.


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Posted by LSU Coyote on 1/7 at 8:05 pm to stout
Yes exact same card.

Companies improve on the cooling or find other ways to improve the card such as memory and power placement.



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Posted by ILikeLSUToo on 1/7 at 9:58 pm to LSU Coyote
Not sure if it's different for Nvidia cards, but not all AMD cards seem to be alike. In the case of the 6950s, there were two reference PCBs, which made it really annoying to find full-cover waterblocks. On top of that, companies like Sapphire made proprietary PCB designs that were not compatible with any other coolers or full-cover waterblocks. And those proprietary PCBs came with a locked bios for the most part.

I had an MSI 6950 with the original reference PCB and reference cooler, then later bought a Sapphire 6950 with a "good" cooler -- only because I got it cheap on ebay. I cooled both with an MCW82 waterblock and ramsinks. I was lucky that the sapphire had a bios switch and unlocked shaders, but flashing it with any other bios was not possible. The voltage was capped at 1.18, it didn't overclock well at that voltage, and GPU-Z couldn't monitor the VRM temperature.

The MSI, on the other hand, was perfect in every way. I'm betting the stuttering I got using crossfire was mostly due to that Sapphire card. It was definitely a noob-oriented card, meant to provide good cooling with an extremely modest overclock, nothing more.


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Posted by bluebarracuda on 1/8 at 7:25 pm to ILikeLSUToo
Bump!


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Posted by Srbtiger06 on 1/8 at 8:54 pm to bluebarracuda
Since you bumped......




Some very basic OC'ing. Went from 7589 to 8524. Bumped the CPU to 4.0 and gave the GPU a slight boost.



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Posted by bluebarracuda on 1/8 at 9:22 pm to Srbtiger06
What voltages are you at with the 3570k?

Edit - and your 3570k at 4.0 is scoring higher than my 3570k at 4.4 and buckeye's i7 2600k at 4.3


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Posted by puffulufogous on 1/8 at 10:22 pm to bluebarracuda
yeah its kind of a crapshoot. I installed the latest nvidia drivers and reran 3dm11 and got a lower score. lol


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Posted by bluebarracuda on 1/9 at 1:16 am to puffulufogous
I just received an offer that really wants to make me go back to an ATX build. I was offered this deal for my 7970...

3570k (delidded and runs 4.5ghz at 1.182)
Gigabyte z77x-ud3h
Fractal Arc Midi with side window mod
2 cougar vortex 120mm fans
Plus cash that we are negotiating on

I love my prodigy, but this would be a great base to another build



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