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Titan just arrived.. Welcome..

Grats! Me thinks you need a new keyboard tongue.gif
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Thank you.. no more gaming on the intel HD4000. Time to upgrade.

ahahah.. I agree, will be more productive at work if I had a better Keyboard. I might as well go out and buy a decent one.
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Should I wait for the back plate to arrive before I install the Titan?
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Should I wait for the back plate to arrive before I install the Titan?

I dont think so. It takes about 30 seconds to pull out a graphics card.
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post #25 of 29
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Waiting for the Titan..

Nice shot. A little overkill on the AX1200i but you can't beat 80+ Platinum. You're only going to be running 400-500 watts max with your current configuration under heavy load, probably 120-150 watts at idle.

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Edited by hammong - 4/2/13 at 8:50pm
post #26 of 29
yah I would sell the big power supply and drop down to 750 watt max unless you are somehow planning to add another card or 2 to that rig.
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post #27 of 29
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Installed the Titan.

For the PSU, had the 850 but exchanged it for the 1200. Came up to be the same price with discount and rebate. SLI maybe in the future, it all depends how the Titan holds up on the long run.
Edited by WiLd FyeR - 4/3/13 at 8:07am
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post #28 of 29
thing is when PSU says 80+ it basically means it will run best at 80% total power

which would be over 900 watts.

Your system is way lower than that, so Start overclocking big time! biggrin.gif

man that titan looks sexy
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post #29 of 29
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thing is when PSU says 80+ it basically means it will run best at 80% total power

I'm not going into details here, but there are five different levels of "80 Plus" certification, ranging from 80% regular "80 Plus" to 92% efficient "80 Plus Platinum". There's bronze, silver, and gold in between.

Furthermore, if a PSU is rated at 1200 watts, it will deliver 1200 watts of POWER OUTPUT. The amount of power draw from the wall socket is the power output divided by the efficiency, in the case of the Corsair AX1200i - that's about 1200 watts output, and 1350 watts input @ 89% efficiency. That's at FULL load.

My i7-3930K, two GTX 680, 4 DIMMS, 7 fans, a HDD, and SSD combined only draws 117W at the outlet at idle, with a 1200 watt power supply.

Greg
Edited by hammong - 4/3/13 at 11:45am
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