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ASUS GTX780-DC2OC-3GD5 G-SYNC Support GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: I was /not/ expecting to utterly /beat/ a pair of 670's on 1 card, but in the end, I was able to edge over my friends system. You have to understand, we're on x58 920 i7's. I mean, I kinda knew going in I was going to stomp face on an old pair of 560ti's, it came, it conquered out of the box, and then after bending it over my knee and making it do what I wanted, it dominates.

Cons: BOOST... you... you are a villain... and SEVERELY underclocked by stock settings!

Other Thoughts: Considering a pair of 760's? just buy this, different beast entirely, I can assure you and basically the same price, it's the safer bet from someone that's been midrange since 8800GT's(G92's). I will tell you, straight out of the box, you /will/ have to grow a pair, and flash this bios to make it work like it should! Boost /will/ make the card flake(happened to me and I was stuck at 546mhz until restart)! Use a combination of afterburner to get the actual performance you want. It will overclock like the beast it is without blinking or batting an eye. Never before have I had a GPU I could just throw 500MHZ at /memory/ and not get artifacting... is that even possible? How? wat? Threw another 250mhz on a custom flashed bios that sits at 945 with boost disabled. http://imgur.com/a/Tiz15 Go here, understand this is an x58 i7 920, so... think about what it could do for /you/ on /newer/ hardware... brain...hurts...

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ASUS RT-N66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router, DD-WRT Open Source support, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: It does everything and more for your lan and wifi. Honestly, I've been using d-link gaming routers and asus ones since they started, I love the little thing. It's 1D10T proof.

Cons: I've /yet/ to get the USB and a printer to work on it. I just gave up on the idea that you can take any old printer that has no network capability, connect it to the asus and it work. I've tried those horrible dell ones from pre-2010 and canons that were all USB only, zero luck across multiple machines and operating systems.

Other Thoughts: No other real thoughts... get this now, thank the rest of us later?

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Manufacturer Recertified OCZ RevoDrive X2 OCZSSDPX-1RVDX0220.RF PCI-E 220GB 4 x PCI Express MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: It worked once I got the new one in(first one came missing /half/ of the drives, basically the raid bios didn't see 2 out of 4). Even was able to run windows on it straight out of my x58 bios.

Cons: This card boils down to a few people. Those that want to experience SSD's for the first time but are poor as dirt. Or those that utterly need a replacement and are poor as dirt. It's wonky, half works, and is utterly slow as dirt. BUT, it will work as a substitute briefly, if you can get one that actually works the first time around. Stuttering from the OS(especially firefox on saving a file!) are a common place, an issue that was removed with a pair of 840pro SSD's in raid-0

Other Thoughts: It's a fun little toy card, I have it set to run a minecraft server now, and that's it. Yes, the server would run faster on a good 840pro, but I'd already bought it, and figured instead of craigslisting this off to some poor sap, I'd keep it out of the reach of people that are not tech savvy in the first place, because anyone worth their salt will pass.

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Display Name: John T.

Date Joined: 11/21/05

  • Reviews: 4
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  • First Review: 11/17/13
  • Last Review: 03/06/14
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