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Old 07-30-2005, 10:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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You might wan't to think about getting a bigger powersupply for that setup, i doubt that will even boot!


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Old 07-30-2005, 10:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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no. youre thinking the 350 watt that comes with the case. he has listed another, 500 watt ps that he is going to buy. but even then, i havent heard much about the 7800, but 500 might be gettin a little close. you should look into a 550 or 600 watt

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Old 07-31-2005, 12:11 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Nah he wont need another power supply for the card, it has 30-32 amps on the 12v, if its the same one im thinking about. But what he may need another PSU for is the 24 pin setup the DFI board requires*

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Old 07-31-2005, 12:34 AM   #14 (permalink)
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You also have to remember that the 7800GTX requires less power than the 6800 Ultras, which is why it is a selling point.
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Its wierd though because everybody thought this gen was gonna be sooo great, but its not much more really. IMO
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Old 07-31-2005, 07:35 AM   #16 (permalink)
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like Trifid said, if you get a Venice core, you can easily overclock it to at least 2.7GHZ
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Old 07-31-2005, 11:27 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally posted by apokalipse
like Trifid said, if you get a Venice core, you can easily overclock it to at least 2.7GHZ
That's kinda a bit off to expect that high of an overclock, Nubius only got 2.575 which is unnormally low. Hell i got 2.66 with a newcastle
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Old 07-31-2005, 12:48 PM   #18 (permalink)
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so should i just go with the venice core and just OC it to as high as i can get.? or spend a little more on the san diego core and i dont have to OC as much .?

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