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    I'm having a small issue with white noise randomly coming and going tho. Getting pretty annoying. The knob on the speaker is only up about halfway too.

    EDIT: The white noise is only happening in Chrome... Is that a known issue or... Hmm.
    Last edited by Ryann; 2012-08-07 at 01:02 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryann View Post
    I loved that I could turn the sound up half-way and hear it as crisp and clear right in front of them as i could all the way across the house :-P
    Right?! I noticed this the first time I was blasting my Samson Media ONE 3A's! It's awesome! Went upstairs and into the kitchen, and was like, "wow, amazing how clear you can hear the music in here!" My mom said something along the effect of, yeah, so great." /sarcasm lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    http://www.imgur.com/xxxxxL.jpg
    I prefer the drop-down to "Small Square" and thus...



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    So my keyboard decided to f up on me, so Im looking to get a new one, any suggestions?(gaming keyboard obviously).

    OT: Just put in the nzxt led kit earlier, will upload pics soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b0sanac View Post
    So my keyboard decided to f up on me, so Im looking to get a new one, any suggestions?(gaming keyboard obviously).
    Don't derail this thread; create your own. Read the first lines in the first post of this thread.

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    http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/z...603_150246.jpg

    Added the 4GB Jetstream 680 to my system now. Sitting at around 11,450 3DMark11 score!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fierae View Post
    http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/z...603_150246.jpg

    Added the 4GB Jetstream 680 to my system now. Sitting at around 11,450 3DMark11 score!

    Screenshots/pictures of SW scaled down

    http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/z...iplescreen.png

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    that is a nice build what monitors are you using?

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    Iiyama ProLite E2473HDS (x3), from personal preference, as I sit straight on, I don't get the viewing angle fallbacks of TN, but for me IPS show too much ghosting as I'm very sensitive to it and don't like it at all. Most other people don't pick up on it.

    They are great monitors though.
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    oooo i thought they look familiar they look like mine i got basicly the same setup as u and i love my monitors and i cannot find fault with them

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    I bought some new components and did some swapping around with the old ones. It's taken me about seven months, but I've managed to replace my gaming rig, down to every case fan, leaving the Caviar Black as the only remnant of my old one. Not only that, but I managed to utilize the old parts in a server build, with only about $70 spent on the two parts that were missing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Endonyx View Post
    I will go with epeen lol there is nothing that requires you too have SLI 690 atm
    Yep, dual GTX 690 will run anything effortless, on max with frame rates of 60+ on three screens at 5760*1080.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nocturnus View Post
    Yep, dual GTX 690 will run anything effortless, on max with frame rates of 60+ on three screens at 5760*1080.
    well my 2 gtx680's do that

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    Quote Originally Posted by nocturnus View Post
    Yep, dual GTX 690 will run anything effortless, on max with frame rates of 60+ on three screens at 5760*1080.
    Don't understand the people SLI'ing 690's, not to mention a single 690 can run games just fine, two of them together will run into massive VRAM confinements before the cores become an issue. Unlike the 4GB 680 I picked up, which will run into core issues before the VRAM is anywhere close to be filled (and can just be remedied by adding more core power - as in another 4GB 680), the dual 690's will have to be swapped out completely at that stage as you can't upgrade VRAM no matter how many cards you have!

    Of course - if you only play a select few games, I'm sure that's not an issue, but my Skyrim can reach 2.6GB VRAM usage on its own,that's almost 3GB of memory usage just on the GPU!
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    Just because it doesn't conform to your uses, doesn't mean everyone use their computers the same way you do. Keep an open mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nocturnus View Post
    Yep, dual GTX 690 will run anything effortless, on max with frame rates of 60+ on three screens at 5760*1080.
    You can probebly add 3 more schreens and have no problem at all.. Maybe the VRAM though.. So in that sense 4x 4GB 680 might be better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Just because it doesn't conform to your uses, doesn't mean everyone use their computers the same way you do. Keep an open mind.
    I understand that, hence the statement at the end, you do bite sometimes don't you

    I'm merely stating facts. The facts are that in the case of SLI 690, you will run short on VRAM before core power (unless of course the drivers are particularly bad). Something that cannot be upgraded and therefore requiring you to swap out both cards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Holo View Post
    You can probebly add 3 more schreens and have no problem at all.. Maybe the VRAM though.. So in that sense 4x 4GB 680 might be better.
    You won't be able to use all of that VRAM if the GPUs are in SLI, which mind you, 690s are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    You won't be able to use all of that VRAM if the GPUs are in SLI, which mind you, 690s are.
    It would effectively be quad SLI with 2x 690's. I do wish they'd have made them with the 4GB each, can imagine it's a lot to fit on a card though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    You won't be able to use all of that VRAM if the GPUs are in SLI, which mind you, 690s are.
    Doesn't it still only add up to 2GB usable VRAM with dual 690s? And with four 680s wouldn't you have 4GB?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crusader Cronus View Post
    Doesn't it still only add up to 2GB usable VRAM with dual 690s?
    It does indeed, they may state it as a '4GB' model, but each core can only access 2GB. Due to the multiple cores processing alternate frames, each core must then store almost a complete replicate of the other core's memory.
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