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71Baker May 30, 2010 12:38 AM

Help! My Radeon 5750 doesn't have any PCI-X Power conn. Can i CF?
 
Hi all. First time poster , long time fan of Hardwarecanucks.

As the title says , i bought a cheap Radeon 5750, the manufacturer's name is Vero Graphics.
I figured , well its cheap so what the heck...

Came home and i found something i haven't seen in a long time. A Gfx card with no extra powercoupling!

I googled it , found nothing, Went to Vero graphics homepage , found nothing , nothing more than their recommendation to use 2 pci-express connectors for this card.. 8) I think they just made a generic page for all of their cards as their picture shows no connector either...

Anyway , i plugged it in to see if it worked and if it was indeed a 5750, installed new drivers and , well , i can't see anything wrong with it , it has worked now for like 2 months and not even one hangup in even long gaming-sittings.

Could this be correct? Does any other manufacturer sell cards w.o pci-x conn ?

And finally , could i run this in Crossfire? The outside of the box says it has CrossfireX Technology , there is the regular CF connectors on the top end of the card and so on...

From what i have read 5750 has a really low power consumption but really , THAT low ?

Edit: I have since i posted this put in info of the rest of my computer in my system specs

_dangtx_ May 30, 2010 01:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 71Baker (Post 384586)
Hi all. First time poster , long time fan of Hardwarecanucks.

As the title says , i bought a cheap Radeon 5750, the manufacturer's name is Vero Graphics.
I figured , well its cheap so what the heck...

Came home and i found something i haven't seen in a long time. A Gfx card with no extra powercoupling!

I googled it , found nothing, Went to Vero graphics homepage , found nothing , nothing more than their recommendation to use 2 pci-express connectors for this card.. 8) I think they just made a generic page for all of their cards as their picture shows no connector either...

Anyway , i plugged it in to see if it worked and if it was indeed a 5750, installed new drivers and , well , i can't see anything wrong with it , it has worked now for like 2 months and not even one hangup in even long gaming-sittings.

Could this be correct? Does any other manufacturer sell cards w.o pci-x conn ?

And finally , could i run this in Crossfire? The outside of the box says it has CrossfireX Technology , there is the regular CF connectors on the top end of the card and so on...

From what i have read 5750 has a really low power consumption but really , THAT low ?

Edit: I have since i posted this put in info of the rest of my computer in my system specs


never heard of the company up here.

may be a lower powered unit. drop everest or gpuz and check clocks.

your cards page says

HD5750 -VERO™ launch the Radeon HD 5750 with complete DirectX 11 support and the world’s most advanced graphics, display and memory technologies.
Product Specification
• Graphic Processor: ATI Radeon®HD5750
• Memory: DDR5 1GB
• Memory Interface: 128Bit
• Core Clock: 850 MHz
• Memory Clock: 4800 MHz
• Output: VGA + DVI
• Bus Type: PCI-Express 2.0 x16



from hexus

http://img.hexus.net/v2/graphics_car...G_1241-big.jpg



from tpu :

http://tpucdn.com/reviews/Powercolor...ower_small.jpg




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71Baker May 30, 2010 01:58 AM

http://i48.tinypic.com/vsoxf6.jpg

Did you mean like this ?

Noticed it says 1024MB ram in the list you posted. Mine has 512MB.

Other than that , does it seem right ? It works like a charm imo. Would like to CF though if possible.

martin_metal_88 May 30, 2010 07:42 AM

Yes it is possible. The onlyreason why your don't have a power conencter is probably because this no name brand make a cheaper non-reference design that use less then 90W under load so the PCI-e slot can power it no problem.

Zero82z May 30, 2010 09:03 AM

If you do decide to go Crossfire, I strongly recommend that you purchase a second card that does have the PCI-E power connector.

71Baker May 30, 2010 12:26 PM

Ok , good tip there. Does it matter if i get a 512MB or 1GB card? Will i utilize 1GB when the other is just 512?

martin_metal_88 May 30, 2010 12:55 PM

no both will use only 512 if my memory is good. Unless they have changed it in a recent driver version??

Zero82z May 30, 2010 02:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by martin_metal_88 (Post 384725)
no both will use only 512 if my memory is good. Unless they have changed it in a recent driver version??

Nope, you're right. Mixing different amounts of memory will limit both cards to the lower amount.

TheWanderer May 30, 2010 06:10 PM

How cheap was it?

71Baker May 31, 2010 10:56 AM

In retrospect it probably wasn't that cheap , 166usd a couple of months ago , i think it was just around christmas come to think of it or some time later perhaps. Compared to other cards here in sweden it was the cheapest though. 8)


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