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I have an 1920x1080 screen, a i7 920 processor, win7-64 OS, 14 gigs of am and a 256 SSD. I wanted to squeeze another 2 years out of my PC so I decided to purchased thi card to replace my ATI5870 card. It was extremely simple since they use the same drivers.
Bought to replace an aging HD4890, it was definitely worth it! Games that I had struggled to play and enjoy at 1920x1200 were suddenly playable (e.g. Rage, Deus EX, Bioshock etc). The included bundle was what convinced me to get this card as I was after Bioshock Infinite and the new Tombraider - both of which are excellent and play very well on the card. Tombraider especially was extremely good.
As for the card, I had a little trouble installing it in my Dell Studio case as the heat sink was so deep that it was butting up against the SATA ports on the motherboard. Otherwise it was plain sailing and a nice clean Windows 7 made it even better for gaming. Overclocking is easy, though I have not tried to push it too hard. I simply upped the power to the full 20%+ and set the max clock to 1100MHz which it seems to take just fine. The fan is quiet, the card seems to run mostly cool - the rest of my system generates more noise.
The first card I received had a terrible coil whine out of the box when the card was running at a high percent usage or pushing a high frame rate. I was able to RMA it and the new one has been working great ever since. It does still have a whine when it's running hot, but it's much better than before, with it only really being noticeable sitting close the tower.
Purchased this card to go into a Micro-ATX style Gaming Build, its running Great with an i5 3570 and 8 gigs of ddr3. It max's out both of the free games that comes with it flawlessly! Purchased this to play BF3, runs it on ultra pre-set with no trouble, and if you turn msaa to 2x you can get vsync lock at 60fps. Great card i really recommend it!
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