Date Joined: 03/23/08
Pros: Ive owned this card now only for 3 months. At the time of opening out of the box I wanted to see its max performance being water cooled. So yes I did have it OC but not to crazy. 125+ core and +700 memory. All games ive tossed at it on a 1440p monitor on ultra settings ive seen 130+ FPS.
Cons: The sad news started last week. I noticed in my games the walls started to flicker. I started streaming on twitch to capture now of which i know is the artifacting everyone is talking about with these cards. This card is truly a beast but still not worth 1400$ that I paid for it (bragging rights).
Overall Review: I wouldn't recommend buying this card until its a lot cheaper as 1080ti still work amazing for todays gaming. And untill the manufactures fix their issues with these cards its not worth paying 1400$ and having to wait for a RMA if theres even one available.
Pros: I upgraded from the 840 Pro as that died on me after 1 year use (still trying to get RMA)
Currently have these 850s running in Raid 0 setup. Speeds are extremely fast and well worth the buy. So far I have no complaints on them and just hope they last longer then a year this time.
Game loading times are just to good to be true. BattleField 4 loads so fast im in a new map and it starts before anyone else joins. (15 sec spawn timer)
Cons: None except they dont come with a Hot woman and cold beer.
Overall Review: :::::::Build:::::
Gigabyte x79 Up4
I7-4930k @ 4.2ghz
Thermal Take 2.0 Water cooled double radiator
Hyper X Beast 16BG @ 2400hz
Samsung 850 pro x2 in Raid 0
Western Digital 500GB slave
1600w EVGA power supply
PowerColor r9 290x2 8GB ddr5
Asus 27' 144hz monitor
Logitec G19s keyboard
Corshair vengence 2000
Pros: This card is amazing fast! Upgraded from a GTX 680. Every game ive tossed at it runs so smooth and 0 lagg. Well worth the buy! Weighs a ton and comes with a brace. Very large and takes up 3 slots so make sure you have plunty of room! Also that power intake is extreme
Maybe i would buy a 2nd one if water cooled.
Cons: Runs hot while gaming. MMO-Aion runs up to 66C with fan on Max and card NOT over clocked! Wish this was water cooled!
They need to make a water block for this card please!
Overall Review: Build*
CPU-i7 4930k @ 4.3ghz
Extreme Water cool 2.0
Gigabite up4 x79
16GB ddr3 Hyper X beast @ 2400
AMD R9 290x2 8GB DDR5
256GB 840 Pro SSD - OS
500GB WD - storage
Pros: This hhd is amazing fast.. I've only owned it 8 months now and it's 100% dead. Would be 5 star if it didn't die after 8 months. I still have hhds that work from 7 years ago.. Not impressed with the short life span.
Cons: Dies to fast .. Be careful as many other people say there's die any time after 4 months. I don't recommend this to anyone.
Overall Review: Should give me a new and up graded one Samsung!
Pros: This board is amazing for enthusiasts that like to OC. supports top of the line ram and i7. I'm a huge gamer and this board is amazing. I recommend this to anyone.
i7 4930k @ 4.5ghz
Evga x79 dark
Extreme water Cool 2.0
16gb Kingston hyper x quad channel @ 2400
Nvidia GTX 680 OC
Samsung 240 120gb
Cons: I upgraded my PSU from 800w to to Evga Supernova 1300w G2. As soon as I Booted the pc up, instant smoke from the connect to the board. I checked all connections and they were good so I un plugged them all and plugged them back in. I knew I shouldn't try again but I did. Instant smoke again. And now I see where it was burning. Mobo is dead and waiting for RMA from evga. Not sure if this was a fault board, or psu. Would give 5star if it didn't blow.
Overall Review: If my next board blows I won't buy another from evga.
Pros: This ram is blazing fast!! My evga dark more had easy set up to clock at 2400 profiles. Booted right up no problems. I'm glad I made this purchase as I'm a gamer.
Cons: Price but you get what you pay for
Overall Review: Build
i7 4930k @ 4.2ghz
Thermaltake water 2.0 extreme
16gb ddr3 Kingston hyper x quad channel @ 2400
Samsung 840 pro SSD 256GB
Nvidia GTX 680
Evga x79 dark mobo
Pros: Wow, this card is really mean and fast! I came from a Nvidia GTX 560ti and im just amazed! I do have some hickups because im running a older CPU and mobo but i can imagine this cards full potential! 3rd from top of the line and every game i toss at it on max just runs so smooth! Im a huge Aion and BattleField 3 player.
CPU -AMD Phenom II x4 965BE @ 3.4GHz
Mobo -ECS A780GM-A (pcie 2.0) <v-card supports 3.0>
RAM - 4GB x G.SKILL (4 x 2GB) DDR2 SDRAM
Antec DF-85 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
HHD x2 WD 500GB 7200RPM
Video - EVGA GTX 680
Cons: None so far! very happy with the buy.
Overall Review: Will be upgrading my Motherboard and CPU soon to support this cards full potentials. Also would love to buy another one and run SLI.
Pros: This case is extremely big. Has awesome airflow as well using the 7 fans
Cons: Newegg said it came with a 20$ or 30$ Mail in re bait.. Never seen any mail in re baits come with this.. sad day =(
Overall Review: None.. just buy this case its very nice and roomy!