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i care for reducing my power bill that my monster custom box is raking up. i dont need a pair of graphics chewing away power then all i need is onboard 80% of the time. this box appeals to those who do care about their eco footprint as well as the physical footprint that huge towers occupy

Don't Nvidia and ATI/AMD already have downclocking p-states?
post #452 of 593
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Don't Nvidia and ATI/AMD already have downclocking p-states?

Yes they do and the new radeon 79xx has full core shut down support meaning that when you are not using your computer the graphics card will for all intents and purposes be powered off.
    
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check out the rig in my sig
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post #454 of 593
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check out the rig in my sig

that motherboard is amazing
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that motherboard is amazing

lol how?
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lol how?
You didnt notice reflex99 is fan of AMD, take look at reflex99s sig.. wink.gif Yes I agree with him, your AMD motherboard is ROCK since 2005!
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post #457 of 593
Anybody else noticed the PCI-e riser card that connects the GPU with the Motherboard? Wouldn't that add a lot of latency?
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post #458 of 593
My laptop is better than this and was $550.

good try though alienware/dell.
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I like the case. I think the parts selection is a little grim, especially the videocard. I guess they are expecting people to game at 720p? There is no way you could play more recent games at 1080p. It will still blow consoles away.
 
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