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Old November 9, 2010, 12:09 PM
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interesting. and it stays there, no throttling,at all?

now, if the driver goes, will it fry?
It's partially based off of application detection and part off of hardware monitoring. Why would the card fry?
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Old November 9, 2010, 12:18 PM
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It's partially based off of application detection and part off of hardware monitoring. Why would the card fry?
just curious. so if drivers fail, there is still hardware based level protection that will run the limiter right?

asking these q's becase..1-was it implemented to keep power figures in check and make it nicer in the graphs and that's it and/or 2-it can fry if sky's the limit?



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That seems to be what most are offering on gtx 480s lol. Ive gotten some pretty entertaining offers on mine .

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Old November 9, 2010, 01:06 PM
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just curious. so if drivers fail, there is still hardware based level protection that will run the limiter right?
Well of course. Every GPU PCB for the last 10+ years has had a form of over current protection built into it. Plus, why would the core ask for more power than the card itself can provide?
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i know, but the soft limiter on this one kinda got me going there lol. lets see :)
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Old November 9, 2010, 01:10 PM
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Paper launch? I'm not seeing any actually available for purchase.
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Huh? NCIX, Newegg, Tigerdirect, Fry's, Scan.....they all have stock.
In my limited search time between meetings, nothing turned up on a search of NCIX or newegg.ca I did however find direct links.
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In my limited search time between meetings, nothing turned up on a search of NCIX or newegg.ca I did however find direct links.

NCIX for sure has them, for how long who knows lol.


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NCIX's serch still returns no results for me, the cards are there so the search thingy must be borked.
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i guess its not too bad... on the paper... so i will wait and see what new amd hd6900 (or whatever) do...

i also will see how price of gtx 580 and 480 on next week is...
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Anyone selling a 480 at $300 is NUTS!
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