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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by reflex99 View Post
750 is more than fine.

The tdp is only like 350w, so it probably actually uses like 275 or something.
Actually it does pull about 300-375W.
post #12 of 25
You shouldn't really drop that kind of cash if you can't afford it.
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hey man it was an impulse buy :/ i am prone to those...

the vrms are an issue up to what voltage? anyone know?

will evga rma it if a capacitor blows?

sorry for all of the questions i just want to make sure i didn't through away 700+ dollars
will my 560s outperform a 590? i hope not
Edited by badatgames18 - 5/4/11 at 5:41pm
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post #14 of 25
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
hey man it was an impulse buy :/ i am prone to those...

the vrms are an issue up to what voltage? anyone know?

will evga rma it if a capacitor blows?
I don't believe EVGA will RMA but I wouldn't worry about it as Nvidia limited the voltage to .992 or something like that. The cards that did blow though were around 1.1 vcore.
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 5/4/11 at 5:44pm
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lol @ pioneerisloud
Edited by railfan844 - 5/4/11 at 5:44pm
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i think you should be fine, antec psu's are good quality
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Well you won't see huge gains over 560 SLI. All 590's have too few VRMs for the dual 580 cores, therefore you can not overclock without running the risk of it blowing up.

A design fail by Nvidia. They thought cutting costs was more important, and it's still obvious that they don't care.
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Honestly, you probably won't see much if any increase over your 560 SLI setup. Your 560's overclock like the true beasts they are. The 590 is limited by a crap VRM design, so you'll be hard capped at 0.92v I do believe through drivers. And if you use older drivers so you can put the voltage higher....POOF!
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Honestly, you probably won't see much if any increase over your 560 SLI setup. Your 560's overclock like the true beasts they are. The 590 is limited by a crap VRM design, so you'll be hard capped at 0.92v I do believe through drivers. And if you use older drivers so you can put the voltage higher....POOF!

Sadly this...

-1 for Nvidia
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post #20 of 25
560 SLI to that?
You did indeed throw away 700 dollars.
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