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but there he said that it reach 90s °C which is true biggrin.gif
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on paper the gt's in SLI would be considerably faster, but you have to factor in driver issues. SLI wasn't implemented very well for the 8000 cards.

totally disagree I had SLI 8800GT's and had no problems at all. they were bauss on COD4 biggrin.gif
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says 25 per rail 2 rails so that means 50 amps, anyway even if its only 42 (not sure how) thats still more than enough for anything within my budget.
why would my CPU be pulling more than a C2D? im running close to stock voltage and barely overclocked.

You can't just add "multi-rail" power supplies like that. For crying out loud, LOOK DIRECTLY BELOW that. You'll see "504w max" which is 42 amps. Jesus.

Why would your CPU be pulling more than a C2D? Because your's is a quad core that already used more than a C2D? Do you not realize how power efficient Wolfdales were? AMD still hasn't caught up in the CPU department.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/amd-phenom-ii-x3-720_9.html#sect0 There's your proof. At stock, it's using ~35 watts less than your CPU. You unlocked on top of that. wink.gif
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but there he said that it reach 90s °C which is true biggrin.gif

So will 4870s in Crossfire (on many mobos). Many of them were doing it on there own, back inna' day on reference designs.


Anyway, I'd recommend you stick with the 4870s, IF they're 1GB and the 8800s are not, simply because you -need- 1GB of VRAM these days.
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im looking at your motherboard and you are going to suffocate the top 4870....

In all honesty save your money and sell ur cards and pick up a single good video card.
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You can't just add "multi-rail" power supplies like that. For crying out loud, LOOK DIRECTLY BELOW that. You'll see "504w max" which is 42 amps. Jesus.
Why would your CPU be pulling more than a C2D? Because your's is a quad core that already used more than a C2D? Do you not realize how power efficient Wolfdales were? AMD still hasn't caught up in the CPU department.
So will 4870s in Crossfire (on many mobos). Many of them were doing it on there own, back inna' day on reference designs.

how about we get a grip? i don't know jack about power supply's other than what i read so my bad. i don't know what the power draw on the C2D was but mine is 95W as a tri core and 125 as a quad.

not sure what your trying to say about the 4870 other than people were running crossfire wth.gif
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im looking at your motherboard and you are going to suffocate the top 4870....
In all honesty save your money and sell ur cards and pick up a single good video card.

actually it really doesn't i ran my 8800 along with my 4870 for a day or 2 and temps were only 2-3C higher, and considering my load temp is 64C with the fan at 25% I'd say im all set.
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So will 4870s in Crossfire (on many mobos). Many of them were doing it on there own, back inna' day on reference designs.
Anyway, I'd recommend you stick with the 4870s, IF they're 1GB and the 8800s are not, simply because you -need- 1GB of VRAM these days.

yes HD 4870 crossfire can reach that limit but look there are 2 video card no only 1 heating up to 90s in the other side 480GTX will be more easy to sell vs 2 old video card ,and 480GTX has dx11 which is much better than DX10.1
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how about we get a grip? i don't know jack about power supply's other than what i read so my bad. i don't know what the power draw on the C2D was but mine is 95W as a tri core and 125 as a quad.
not sure what your trying to say about the 4870 other than people were running crossfire wth.gif
actually it really doesn't i ran my 8800 along with my 4870 for a day or 2 and temps were only 2-3C higher

You ran a 4870 and 8800gt at the same time and gamed? Very interesting.
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You ran a 4870 and 8800gt at the same time and gamed? Very interesting.

lol i used the 8800 to push my other 2 monitors and the 4870 to play games (yes it can be done)
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lol i used the 8800 to push my other 2 monitors and the 4870 to play games (yes it can be done)

How hot did ur 4870 run?
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How hot did ur 4870 run?

IRC topped out at 71C in crysis 2 with the fan at 50%
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