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Old September 13, 2007, 11:46 AM
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Looks like a great unit, but I really do wish that the vid card manufacturers and PSU manufacturers would get together on how to rate PSUs.

The three rails would concern me if I were purchasing a higher end card... not sure about other vid card manufacturers, but Sapphire is notorious for using total PSU amperage as "suggested" so even with a dedicated 18A rail you're never completely sure as Sapphire would call for something like a 40A 12 volt rail.

(I'm fairly certain that they high ball their requirements to ensure absolutely clean power so that they can cheap out on the VRMs.....).

What's the breakdown of the rails with regards to the PCIe plugs? Is it one on the first two dedicated with the third taking care of the rest?
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