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Crysis 2 is Dx9 you have to run Crysis or Furmark for max temps and power usage
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Crysis 2 is Dx9 you have to run Crysis or Furmark for max temps and power usage

dx level doesnt effect temps crysis 2 makes my card hotter than any other games i play including crysis 1 maxed out with 8X AA (23 fps lol) in crysis 1 it maxes at 64-66C
Edited by philhalo66 - 2/23/12 at 2:20pm
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Dx9 is less exigent than DX10 come on!
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I clicked on the first page to see if someone necro-bumped a thread from 4 years ago...but it was this year.biggrin.gif
post #105 of 130
Wish i still had my old XFX 8800GT, that was the KING of 1440x900. SLI would be much, much better.
post #106 of 130
insanity is correct about the amperage on the 12v. Your PSU says 504w total on the 12v rails. 504 divided by 12 (watts divided by volts = amps) = 42a on the 12v rails combined. That's still MORE than sufficient for 4870 crossfire, as he proved. 4870 crossfire was taking about 480w at the wall, which means closer to 380w from the PSU itself. Meaning, you've got PLENTY of headroom.

Your quad DOES take a good bit more power than an e8400 at stock, this is true. e8400 = 65w TDP. Your unlocked quad is roughly 125-130w peak TDP. So about double the power consumption of that e8400.

However, your PSU still has enough power to drive that, so there's not a problem.
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post #107 of 130
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Dx9 is less exigent than DX10 come on!

temps don't lie dude. why would i lie about temps? what possible benefit would i gain?
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I clicked on the first page to see if someone necro-bumped a thread from 4 years ago...but it was this year.biggrin.gif

ahaha i do that all the time and 99% of the time someone did bump one from 2008.
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I clicked on the first page to see if someone necro-bumped a thread from 4 years ago...but it was this year.biggrin.gif

20 Pages after he´ll get 4870 anyway tongue.gif
post #109 of 130
How much r u getting the other 4870 for?
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ok test wtih furmark/metro 2033 maxed/Crysis maxed and compare
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