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Old 04-05-2008, 03:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just orderd my 9800gtx, i sold my wii this morning for 300$
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NCIX.com - Buy XFX GeForce 9800GTX 675MHZ 512MB 2.2GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card - PVT98FYDF9 In Canada.
comes to 383$ and thats includign 2 day shiping for 15$ i should have it by wensday! i cant wait. il post up a full review of the card.

also quick question my power suply pci-e wire has a spliter on it so i have 4 pci-e plugs and 2 wires, do i use two plugs off one wire or do i use 2 seperate wires?
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Old 04-05-2008, 03:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It it best to use two separate PCIE Plugs instead of a spilter.
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Nice card....I am also thinking of picking up a 9800GTX
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It it best to use two separate PCIE Plugs instead of a spilter.
no the wire has 2 pci-e 2 plugs on one wire. wouldnt it still be safe?
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Yes, I thought you ment it had only 2 PCIE connectors, but then had spilters to make 4.
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no the wire has 2 pci-e plugs on it, so i should be safe with one wire? or should i use the 2 wires and have 2 plugs hanging?
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there will be very little difference, but if you have two wires with two PCIE each, then you can use one on each wire and leave the other two hanging.
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well im going to over clock the card, i may look into pencil moding it aswell. if i pencil mod il add the second wire.
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The GTX has two PCIE right? Put both in reguardless of overclocking or not.
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ok il use the two diferent wires.
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