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Old 12-07-2009, 11:18 AM   #21
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That's impossible. TDP is 300W (75W (PCI-E port) + 75W (6 pin) + 150W (8 pin). And the TDP is always highly overrated.
I saw it on a review on tomshardware a while back... its good that it was wrong then lol but that thing managed to overdraw a 700 watt power supply, so it has to be sucking the power.
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:24 PM   #22
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dont trust tomshardware.
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:35 PM   #23
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dont trust tomshardware.
lol good point, but it was an exact number that they had supposedly measured out, so I couldnt see anything that could really be wrong there
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there watt meter could have been out of calibration
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there watt meter could have been out of calibration
VERY out of calibration lol... I found somewhere else that it uses more like 200w
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VERY out of calibration lol... I found somewhere else that it uses more like 200w
id either go to OCers.com or cnet, they sometimes got that info
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i hate Nvidia fan boys...ugh
I'm personally offended.
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I'm personally offended.
lol i hope so.

i just dont like how people are so ignorant when they wolnt give a card its dues when its obviously faster then another card. be it ATi or Nvidia. People are like...oh no the OCd 4890 atomic was slow then the GTX275! an um like...um...not what the graphs say lol.
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That card's fan running at 100% speed sounds like a jet engine...
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That card's fan running at 100% speed sounds like a jet engine...
then it will fit in just fine with my tower lol
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