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6pin/8pin 4890?

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Ok, so i got one (of two, should have bought both when i got the one) that has dual 6pin connectors.

I searched forever to find another Sapphire 4890OC Edition, found one and got it today. But it has different features, like shields over the backside of the DVI connectors, 6pin/8pin and a Vitec (PWM?) ship instead of a Pulse like the first card.

I searched on here and on google, but i couldnt come up with anything negative, but i remember seeing some XFX babble on the subject a while back.

Also, my Antec TPQ-850 has 2 hardwired 6/8pin connectors, and some google research links showed people who had problems fitting those types of 8pins into the cards.

So, what gives?
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Any ideas?
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post #3 of 12
IIRC the 6/8 pin were the good cards. the 6/6 pins were the garbage ones.
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post #4 of 12
6/8pin cards are typically built with more robust VRM. Like the ZDDC 4890s, Asus TOP, and sapphire atomic series.
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Well whats odd is this one looks older, and when i google the numbers on it, seems to reference a Toxic version, not the factory OC one.
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post #6 of 12
YOu've got a golden card.

It's probably the card that come stock at 1.4 volts.
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post #7 of 12
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Golden card? Is that like goose egg?
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post #8 of 12
could this be the atomic version?

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post #9 of 12
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Oddly enough, this thread came up, but i cant view the pics on techpowerup.com due to filters at work

http://www.overclock.net/amd-ati/991...in-4890-a.html

Only diff is, BOTH of my PCB's are blue, but the dual 6 pin one is listed as 100269OCSR for the OC'd version with a 901 core.

This is what the 6/8pin looks like



But with this reference cooler (notice the single gun, this is present on the OC version, dual guns on the others)

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post #10 of 12
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According to Sapphire ticketing, its a 100269SR which is supposed to be a plain jane 4890.
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