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    Surely as chief tester for Asus....oh wait they probably do what MS etc does...... let the public test em and correct the faults from feedback............saves labour costs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by excalibur2 View Post
    Surely as chief tester for Asus....oh wait they probably do what MS etc does...... let the public test em and correct the faults from feedback............saves labour costs.
    Didn't work out too well with the Commando then

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    ... well my Commando is currently hot but (not) happy at 10*333 - it was not good at 10*340.

    The new Abit QuadGT has arrived..... but will have to wait a bit... trying to find a Tuniq Tower 120 for it....
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    Quote Originally Posted by DratUK View Post
    Its a Nvidia stock reference board so the answer is yes. Still reckon its marketing hype
    Well, I'm guessing all that's different then is the BFG one doesn't need turning on in the BIOS if you plug in the "right" cards.

    Anyhow, with regards to this heatpipe debate, I was doing a little more reading on the subject and it would appear that many heatpipes lately have capiliaries in them which as any biologist would know, work against gravity rather well

    The hot vapour itself will travel to the condensing point because of pressure forming behind it and you'll still end up with the same flow of heat.


    Only way it could go wrong if EVGA are making things on the cheap and have made their heatpipes with just a large central chamber

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    Quote Originally Posted by this_is_gav View Post
    Didn't work out too well with the Commando then
    Not me...I'm coming to the conclusion it's worth considering buying off you guys S/H when you know all the faults have been sorted out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Only way it could go wrong if EVGA are making things on the cheap and have made their heatpipes with just a large central chamber
    EVGA aren't making them at all (nor are BFG) - they are made by Foxconn under contract to nVidia & only differ in labelling, packaging & bundle/warranty/support.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF View Post
    EVGA aren't making them at all (nor are BFG) - they are made by Foxconn under contract to nVidia & only differ in labelling, packaging & bundle/warranty/support.

    So shove that in yer pipe and smoke it
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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