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Old April 5, 2007, 02:00 PM
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My System Specs


Originally Posted by Mike View Post
I think you are right about the price. But for this sapphire again people mention "heat" problem.
Yes they had a problem with some of the first batch that went out, but I'm on my 3'rd card (first one had the vrm overheating problem and was returned for rma, second one worked fine but my water block leaked and took it out) and the last two were fine.

I'm running an OCZ GameXstream 600W PSU on a heavy Overclock and it powers this vid card fine.

(You could also have a look at SKYMTL's 500W psu review on this site to give you some pointers).
MSI Z87I Gaming AC / i7 4770K / 2X 8G Gskill 1866 Sniper / XFX XTR 750 / EVGA GTX 680 SC+ 2GB / Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD / Seagate Barracuda 1TB
Inwin 904 / Swiftech MCP655-b / Alphacool NexXxos XT45 120 Rad / 2X Scythe GT AP-15 / EK Supreme HF / Dell UltraSharp U2412M

Asrock AM1H-ITX / AM1 Athlon 5350 / 2X4G Gskill PC3-14900 / Intel 6235 Wi-Fi / 90W Targus Power Brick / 250G Samsung 840 Series SSD / Mini-Box M350 / 1X 22" Dell IPS / 1X 22" HP

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