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Old January 29, 2011, 05:34 PM
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amazing :O!!
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Damn, you could use that thing as a weapon.
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Old January 30, 2011, 12:43 AM
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What do you think the minimum PSU requirements would be on a card like this?








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Old January 30, 2011, 10:39 AM
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I read that the TDP is estimated to be about 300 watts.. so I'm tinking 750 psu min..
although thats jsut my thoughts, I'll let the real wattage gurus tell me if I'm wrong or right.
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well it depends on the rest of the system, if you are going to overclock it and the rest of the said

system, etc.

the difference can be something like 650w-850w 12v rail capable :)
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Personally, I think the days of dual GPU cards are long over. Back when P35 was around, it made sense but these days every worthwhile mobo has at least dual PCI-E x8 slots and CF / SLI features very good scaling. At this point, a dual GPU card is nothing more than a marketing gimmick IMO.
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Personally, I think the days of dual GPU cards are long over. Back when P35 was around, it made sense but these days every worthwhile mobo has at least dual PCI-E x8 slots and CF / SLI features very good scaling. At this point, a dual GPU card is nothing more than a marketing gimmick IMO.

Note: this is my PERSONAL opinion. My professional opinion is quite different...

Others infer that a single card solution is almost always a better idea in order to avoid driver issues, game compatibility, and other bugs. To those people this card would be far more than a marketing gimmick.

As always there are two sides to the story, but I am torn between them.
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well the two gpus will have internal crossfire, as will nvidia's solution internal sli, so itll still be buggy

when needed :)

still, for a single pci-e part? #1, or two depending on dual gf110's release
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Others infer that a single card solution is almost always a better idea in order to avoid driver issues, game compatibility, and other bugs. To those people this card would be far more than a marketing gimmick.

As always there are two sides to the story, but I am torn between them.

Historically speaking both companies Dual GPU cards have never been problem free, and tend to suffer from bugs and such moreso than single GPU solution cards.

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Well I learnt something new today then. Still interested in seeing how this card performs, especially in eyefinity setup.
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