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Power consumption isnt as crazy as they would have you belive.

Kinda like the Nvidia GTX480, everyone said the thing required a nuclear reactor to power it, but no one made those comments about the 580's when both cards pulled 250w in stock trim...


The FX-Line CPU's are very reasonable power wise, that is till you start laying on the heavy OC's My FX-4100 actually only uses about 70w on its own (undervolt @ stock speed)
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I agree about the power consumption. Doing normal stuff this FX-4170 seems about the same as my 555. The only way I have to judge really is by the heat coming out by my feet- but if it were pulling a lot more juice I would notice. When I run P95 and all cores are maxed it definitely draws a lot more than the 555 would maxxed. The thing is, in the real world I never have situations where this would be maxed out.
    
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Why do you have that avatar photo, but own a AMD CPU???
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post #5104 of 8112
he is intel fanboy and what we do with intel fanboys?
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But wouldn't an Intel fanboy get a Intel Processor? It's seems abit odd to me, maybe he just want's to be like everyone else and hate on BD
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But wouldn't an Intel fanboy get a Intel Processor? It's seems abit odd to me, maybe he just want's to be like everyone else and hate on BD

But he uses a bulldozer lol... i think the avatar is really just a joke based on all the intel folding events, and lack of amd ones.
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post #5107 of 8112
he is troll
dont feed troll
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Why do you have that avatar photo, but own a AMD CPU???

It is called "Sarcasm". That graphic is from an OCN promotion a few months ago. I added the /AMD.
    
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It is called "Sarcasm". That graphic is from an OCN promotion a few months ago. I added the /AMD.
Was that really an actual promotion? Hilarious in a way, and I guess you gotta promote who is sponsoring you.
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post #5110 of 8112
Ok holy crap did I mess up. Accidental over volted the North bridge and fried the mother board. Needless to say I'm pissed buying a replacement mother board today. Everything else was within safe ranges. Ram wasn't even overclocked my question is what are the chances I fried my Cpu, ram or video card. I don't have a clue why I didn't look up safe voltages for the North bridge! I'm just worried something else got fried in the process. mad.gif I guess live and learn. It died extremely fast and shut off. I hope I didn't fry my fx 8150

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