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I'm surprised this thread doesn't have a link to this possibly game changing rumor. One that possibly could damage your motherboard and/or void its warranty.

[Redit] RX 480 violates the PCIe specification and draws too much power.

I have seen about 5 people so far posting links to sites saying RX480 draws too much power from PCIE slot. it started with PCGH I guess. thumb.gif
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mad.gif Not everyone can toss a 500$ for card each year you know?

I don't do that either. biggrin.gif
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I'm surprised this thread doesn't have a link to this possibly game changing rumor. One that possibly could damage your motherboard and/or void its warranty.

[Redit] RX 480 violates the PCIe specification and draws too much power.

What the hell does that mean? What about 295X2? 500W from 375W provided within the speck?
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mad.gif Not everyone can toss a 500$ for card each year you know?

I don't toss $500 for gpu each year either.I toss $1000-$1500 each year for iems though...
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What the hell does that mean? What about 295X2? 500W from 375W provided within the speck?

I think the difference is where it is pulling the extra power. The 295X2 was presumably pulling it through the PCIe power connectors, not the slot itself.
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What the hell does that mean? What about 295X2? 500W from 375W provided within the speck?

It's from the PCI-e slot.
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That's it, getting 1080s in SLI now
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his math is correct.

That means both of you have no math skills.
Three 12v lanes does not mean 6A per 12V. It means total of 6A on a 12V spec connector, in this case, 2Ax 3 hot / 3 ground x 12v total, aka, spec for 75W.
You should learn your GPU.

pardon me? I need to learn?

have some specs:

http://wenku.baidu.com/view/21e1d2573c1ec5da50e270e8.html

its per PIN so you do multiply by the number of pins. wink.gif
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That's it, getting 1080s in SLI now

 

 

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AMD betet hope this mobo destroying talk doesn't gain any traction. They got enough to deal with if it's true already.

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Is it bad that simply because the cheese grater was painted black, my feelings toward the aesthetic has flipped 180°?
Still, I'm very excited to see some AIBs - hopefully sooner rather than later.
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