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    Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    It's the fastest single-GPU card we've tested and it comes in white.
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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Not having the fans turn off at idle is a shame, but with the Maxwell II Tweaker utility which is available to download, it's easy enough to mod the bios to force the fans to turn off. The fact that the card has dual bioses makes it a pretty low-risk option, too.

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Why do 980s need 2 8pin connectors if they use so little power, 2 6pin connectors could run this fine and wouldn't mean me getting a new PSU to power em!

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    Why do 980s need 2 8pin connectors if they use so little power, 2 6pin connectors could run this fine and wouldn't mean me getting a new PSU to power em!
    - Overclocking. Power consumption increases dramatically with it...

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    Why do 980s need 2 8pin connectors if they use so little power, 2 6pin connectors could run this fine and wouldn't mean me getting a new PSU to power em!
    They have a low average draw, but they can get pretty peaky (see http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...l,3941-12.html). Dual 8 pins means no chance of melting wires.

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Why does everything 'enthusiast' have to look 'good' ahead of providing a decent cooling solution?

    That card is more chavvy than a pimped up Nova with full bodykit.

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by abaxas View Post
    Why does everything 'enthusiast' have to look 'good' ahead of providing a decent cooling solution?

    That card is more chavvy than a pimped up Nova with full bodykit.
    I kind of agree - I've never gone out of my way to buy a windowed case, but my current case has one anyway (it was going cheap!). I'm old enough to remember the days when you could have a pcb in any colour you like, as long as it was green!

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    A powerful card, but I'd really like to see 2560x1440 benchmarks which is where these cards excel. Any chance we'll start seeing them?
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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
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    i have the gtx 980 hof but cannot push more then 1520 mhz because voltage are locked at 1.2 v

    I saw the review and that you have the voltage tool for this card (saw the pics)
    Could you guys share the tool with the community please ??
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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    could hexus share or post the link of the hof 980 voltage tool ???

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Dear Hexus,
    It would be great if you guys could Highlight or make the caption of the graphics name, bold in the review charts, for us to easily find the results in the first glance.
    Thank you.

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    Re: Galax GeForce GTX 980 HOF

    Quote Originally Posted by abaxas View Post
    Why does everything 'enthusiast' have to look 'good' ahead of providing a decent cooling solution?

    That card is more chavvy than a pimped up Nova with full bodykit.
    It does look chavy. All you can see is the backplate when its installed though and I quite like that

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    Does anyone know what the folding@home output is to be expected from one of these?

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