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Old 05-30-2007, 10:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How many w does a 8800gtx take to run efficiently? I know it says on the box but If anyone has had experience with it, it would be better. I have two Ultra X-finity's just sitting around(one 500w, and one 600w). I was wondering if either one would work or only the 600w would be good enough for it.

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i think a gtx takes near 400watts in games
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Both will work actually...the 500w is about what is good for one while the 600w will give plenty of room to spare.

Heh I have an X-Finity 600w coming in the mail...one of the good ones with UV cables :P.
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nice, mine are only the silver flexforce ones
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Are you sure they aren't UV reactive as well? I know you need something like Cold Cathodes to make them glow. This one has silver flexforce cables in regular light but glow blue with something like cathodes.
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nope, they don't mention it on the site, only uv reactant psu cable I know of are the X-C series
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The one jonny reviewed has blue UV.

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Yeah same ones I have, Didn't know that XP... cool
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