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Just to be sure, this shouldn't have any problems running on a 500w PSU correct?

I asked a similar question in this thread. http://www.overclock.net/t/1255509/could-i-run-a-gtx-670-on-my-520-watt-psu#post_17207658

I think as long as you have the amps required you should be okay. Most GTX 670s have a minimum requirement of a 500 watt PSU with 40 amps on the 12 volt rail. So long as you have those amps and your PSU can actually put out those 500 watts you should be fine.

Edit: need 30 amp not 40.
Edited by MP-Canuck - 5/13/12 at 1:37pm
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I asked a similar question in this thread. http://www.overclock.net/t/1255509/could-i-run-a-gtx-670-on-my-520-watt-psu#post_17207658
I think as long as you have the amps required you should be okay. Most GTX 670s have a minimum requirement of a 500 watt PSU with 40 amps on the 12 volt rail. So long as you have those amps and your PSU can actually put out those 500 watts you should be fine.

The windforce has a 550w requirement because of the 6+8 pin as oppose to the 6+6 pin on the other models, but otherwise, yes 500w.
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post #403 of 425
Guys you need to remember that those "recommended" specs are slightly exaggerated. I bet off a 80+ gold 450W You would be fine for this card.

I bet you could SLI off a decent 600W too.
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One of the review is using af i7-3820 + GTX670 og was using around 360 Watt ... Really no need to buy a huge PSU,.
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So what I'm wondering is how the pcb compares to an msi 560 ti twin frozr pcb. If the chip is in the same position, I'm sure it would be possible to get the twin frozr cooler on there, in which case I could pick up a reference and just switch the coolers on my cards.
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So what I'm wondering is how the pcb compares to an msi 560 ti twin frozr pcb. If the chip is in the same position, I'm sure it would be possible to get the twin frozr cooler on there, in which case I could pick up a reference and just switch the coolers on my cards.

The PCB is tiny on the reference model. 6.75" in fact, as oppose to the 560 ti, which is 9.05" I think you would have a hard time mounting it. as for the chip location I am not sure.
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The PCB is tiny on the reference model. 6.75" in fact, as oppose to the 560 ti, which is 9.05" I think you would have a hard time mounting it. as for the chip location I am not sure.
It's mostly a chip location problem from a mounting standpoint. I just find a twin frozr 670 way to appealing not to think about.
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Anyone find any reviews on 5760x1080 resolution?

I preordered the EVGA gtx 670 4gb card, but was wondering if the extra money for sli would be worth it at that resolution
warranting preordering a second one...need some advice
 
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Anyone find any reviews on 5760x1080 resolution?
I preordered the EVGA gtx 670 4gb card, but was wondering if the extra money for sli would be worth it at that resolution
warranting preordering a second one...need some advice

Here you go, decide for yourself wink.gif

The difference isn't massive but definitely notable.
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Here you go, decide for yourself wink.gif
The difference isn't massive but definitely notable.

thats exactly what I was looking for +rep

hmm now is 20- 25fps more worth $490....that is the question
 
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