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    Lightbulb [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    In 399 B.C. Socrates was executed by drinking only one sip of hemlock.
    I just received two boxes full of Hemlocks (courtesy of Sapphire).
    Standby for full review and benchmarks.


    Everyone please let me know which game, which GFX specs and what test you want me to run on them.
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    Default Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    I think it would be enough, since your PSU isn't that old. Btw, gratz on getting the fastest card in the world.

    edit: And I'm fairly certain that an 8-pin PCI-E connector supplies 150W, no matter what the PSU.
    Last edited by Dissent; November 18th, 2009 at 16:22.
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    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Lightbulb Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    Quote Originally Posted by hiei-warrior View Post
    I think it would be enough, since your PSU isn't that old. Btw, gratz on getting the fastest card in the world.

    edit: And I'm fairly certain that an 8-pin PCI-E connector supplies 150W, no matter what the PSU.
    Thanks a lot. ami etokkhon dhore bohu khujeo net e kotha pelam na je kon PSU te 150Watt. ase PCIE 8pin channel e.!!!

    Anyways.. I am not scared to burn a few 5970s for the sake of experiment, LOL. FeeSabilillah... jaa ase kopale.
    Last edited by Streamyx; November 18th, 2009 at 22:52.
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    Pics ULed.
    The only casing that fits these is CoolerMaster Cosmos S.
    Will post the benchmarks soon.
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    Default Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    @ shahriar bhai : if ur old spec with 4870X2 was D weapon of mass destruction, what will you call this! Congratz on buying the fastest GPU to date!! it rawks! ATI RULEZ!

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    Default Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    Quote Originally Posted by Streamyx View Post
    Pics ULed.
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    Will post the benchmarks soon.
    Cool pics. Waiting for some benchies
    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Lightbulb Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    Quote Originally Posted by ScS :: XTR View Post
    @ shahriar bhai : if ur old spec with 4870X2 was D weapon of mass destruction, what will you call this! Congratz on buying the fastest GPU to date!! it rawks! ATI RULEZ!
    Thanku thanku
    BTW this is a routine upgrade to the old D'WMD.

    Will build a new system once intel's new 32nm processors are launched. Oitar naam dibo SH (Saddam Hussain)
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    Aaga matha kisui bujhtesina

    First of all 2 ta 5970 die X38 mobo te CrossFireX kaj kortese na.
    Second, ekta 5970 er performance 4870X2 Crossfire X er cheye worse.
    Crysis e single 5970 generating 20~23FPS... where 4870X2X2 is getting 28FPS.
    I think no point trying to benchmark with X38. Q9550 is still enough for the 5970 but I think something wrong with the X38 architecture... janina... benchmark result er kono matha mundu nai.

    4870X2X2>5970>5970X2

    Ei system e 5970 er benchmarking apatoto baad. Notun Driver or Mobo er new Bios update pele pore try korbo abar.
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    Talking Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    Quote Originally Posted by Streamyx View Post

    Aaga matha kisui bujhtesina

    First of all 2 ta 5970 die X38 mobo te CrossFireX kaj kortese na.
    Second, ekta 5970 er performance 4870X2 Crossfire X er cheye worse.
    Crysis e single 5970 generating 20~23FPS... where 4870X2X2 is getting 28FPS.
    I think no point trying to benchmark with X38. Q9550 is still enough for the 5970 but I think something wrong with the X38 architecture... janina... benchmark result er kono matha mundu nai.

    4870X2X2>5970>5970X2

    Ei system e 5970 er benchmarking apatoto baad. Notun Driver or Mobo er new Bios update pele pore try korbo abar.
    first of all congratz...you really are an enthusiastic whore

    oh my

    you think the Q9550 is enough, bhaiya you better read the G3D article carefully
    the G3D test bed was done using the i7 [email protected] & that still wasnt enough
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...0-review-test/

    & here is an OC guide for the Hemlocks
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/overcl...on-5970-guide/

    anything below 1080p...& your 5970 CF setup is in for a bottleneck, dont blame the X38...it has got enough bw to empower dual Hemlocks, but blame your processor

    you need atleast an i7 clocked to a bare 4GHz for 5970s benchies
    I suggest waiting for the 32nm offerings from INTEL & then bench this [email protected] cards

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    Default Re: [Hemlock] A modern day story of Socrates

    Yeah I agree with dipanzan. Even an i7 965 OCed to 3.75GHz is a bottleneck for the cards, I think your best bet would be to get the i9 or whatever intel decides to name it after it's released.
    Quote Originally Posted by CvP View Post
    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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