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I have an XFX 750i Sli, how does one find the cpu phase number?
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Originally Posted by Luminosity47 View Post
I have an XFX 750i Sli, how does one find the cpu phase number?
Look at the vrm's....they look like little black boxes near the socket.

9 vrms = 8+1

10vrms = 8+2

5vrms = 4+1

etc

Or look at the specs online.
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Count the gray squares around the socket I believe, it appears to be 3+1.
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Count the gray squares around the socket I believe, it appears to be 3+1.
I just looked up on evga's site and they say 6 phase (?) http://www.evga.com/articles/401.asp
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Alright, gotcha, I've been learning about phases and such. Apparently 3+1 isn't too hot.. Maybe that's why people tell me my mobo wont push more than an extra 1 Ghz on my Q6600?
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I just looked up on evga's site and they say 6 phase (?) http://www.evga.com/articles/401.asp
Mine is only the 750i SLi, not the FTW edition.
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if this is your board:
http://www.google.com/products/catal...d=0CF8Q8wIwAA#

Then yea its 3+1, but not all phases are equal, they are all different its hard to compare without the model number of teh inductors/choke and the MOSFETs.
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