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why not? tongue.gif

isnt it the other way around? that AMD cards run hotter? but also it depends on the cooling. MSI gtx 760 gaming uses twin frozr4 if im not mistaken, which is a good cooler.
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post #32 of 35
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I already ordered the card and I am freaking out. You said that the 760 will work with the AMD FX 6200. I just read that the FX 6200 might bottleneck the card? I have no money for a new CPU... If it does bottleneck it will it affect the fps much?
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i dont think it will bottleneck. i know someone who owns a fx-6300 (fx-6200 were never sold here and different architecture if that matters) and a gtx 760 and he games fine. i dont think his rig is overclocked as well.

not sure what your pc specs are, if you think it might bottleneck, you can always overclock your processor. 550w psu leaves a big headroom for it.

edit: typo
Edited by Dyaems - 7/31/13 at 9:28pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kensclark16 View Post

After looking at literally hundreds of reviews, I decided to get the MSI N760 OC TF GTX 760 and the Rosewill HIVE 550 W. I believe it's the right choice for me right now. I just ordered it and it should be here in 3 days biggrin.gif Thank you, everyone for all of your help! When Christmas comes I will be looking for a full tower case close to $100. I will post a semi-review here on the card and PSU when I get them.

What about the Rosewill 450-M?

Again, for the same price, you can get the Rosewill Capstone Modular Cable Version Series (the 450-M). It is a much higher quality PSU, and it's still overkill in capacity. Really, the 550W HIVE's +12V capacity is only 456W while the 450-M's +12V capacity is 444W, a 12W difference. Most of the parts in a computer run on +12V power. wink.gif

With there really being just a 12W difference, you're getting ripped off because the 450-M is much better.
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post #35 of 35
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I'm just afraid 500 W is too little for the 7950.
My 7950s have 2x6pin+2 for their power and your psu has 1 x 6-Pin, 1 x 6+2-Pin and you never know if the pic is lieing so be careful there.
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