Originally posted by 003
Dang! Pretty soon GPUs are going to need their own external enclosures! That would actually be very practical for very high end systems, because you could buy an external GPU enclosure with room for as many cards as you want, which would be sweet because the R600 supports unlimited clustering with powers of 2.
just to refresh ur mind on how much power the cards consume:
12" OEM consumes 270w
9.6" retail consumes 240w
there is also some other stuff that makes them a little bit differ from each other besides power consumption, i just dont remember.