This GPU is so awesome it comes with a gun.

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Rydian, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Rydian
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  2. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    Maybe it has a tracker to use with that gun for FPSs?

    I have no idea.
     
  3. Sir-Fritz

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    Only in America.
     
  4. Joe88

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    its a custom case for the gpu
    a few companies like to go all out, stuff like steel briefcases or solid wood with top of the line cards
     
  5. Fear Zoa

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    If only it wasn't amd.....

    (nothing against them I just prefer nvidia)
     
  6. Originality

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    I remember seeing that a while ago. Joe's right, it's a custom case. If they can't beat nVidia's GTX 580 in raw power, they'll do it in style.
     
  7. Joe88

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    well the 6990 is still delayed so I have no idea if that will beat it
     
  8. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    You'd have to have more dollars than sense to purchase a video card for over $900. Computer tech ages in dog years, so it will be obsolete within a year or two anyway. A that price, it should come with lube instead of a gun.......unless the gun is meant to be pointed at your head.
     
  9. The Pi

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    You could get a full OK-ish computer for that [​IMG]
     
  10. Originality

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    A high end card can last 7 years before being unable to play newer games. At that price, it's only aimed at enthusiasts. If you're not one, go back to your mid-ranged graphics and "adequate" computer, and leave the "overkill" parts to those with the money to spend on stuff like this.

    That said, my computer's now only adequate too, whilst 3 years ago it was high-end.
     
  11. _Chaz_

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    It's a case.

    It can also be used to carry sandwiches for lunch to your last day at work. And yes, it will be your last day.
     
  12. Raiser

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    I lol'd hard.

    I would've guessed it was a size comparison, but then I realized how stupid I was.
     
  13. Snailface

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    Lol, it gets worse. When I saw the title of this thread, I was half-expecting to see a real firearm being offered! [​IMG] Phew!
     
  14. martin88

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    I didn't know there such thing as "double lifetime warranty".
     
  15. Rydian
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    Turns out they mean 'lifetime of the product", so when the product stops being made/sold that's the end of it's lifetime... and they mean double that.
     
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    Double lifetime means as long as you own it you are covered, plus if you sell it, the buyer also gets a lifetime warranty. It adds a lot to the resale value of graphics cards.
     
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    But what if the first guy who sold it has a heart attack, gets brought back, then has another?

    Does the warranty run out for the second guy?
     
  18. zeromac

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    My ATI Radeon 5770 looks like the batmobile
     
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    The design makes it run faster.


    I haven't been paying attention to video cards but does 5970 not beat the GTX 580? This card is a crossover in one...?