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post #11 of 16
dude, that would be insane. computers are going to HAVE to get bigger in order to accomadate the extra cooling needed. not everyone is going to get water cooling (the people that buy from dell, etc.) so air coolers will have to start getting even larger.
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post #12 of 16
theyll probably find some way to make there be less power consumption from video cards in the future. Till then, ill sleep knowing im good for a while with my PC power and cooling 850 watter
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post #13 of 16
Nay, you're not

But I would not be surprised if video cards with that kind or power requirement will come with their own power block, like the one that comes with laptop.
    
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If it turns out that kind of power is needed I'll just buy another 510 turbocool and rig them to work together.
    
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They can reduce power requirements with CPU's, so why is it not the same with GPUs?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adam144
They can reduce power requirements with CPU's, so why is it not the same with GPUs?
My guess is because they are lazy and would rather keep kicking out a "latest and greatest" to beat one another
    
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