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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
You own Tracers...
Fair enough, it was an impulse buy when the bottom fell out on RAM pricing. after rebate they were only $120.00, not bad for PC8500. I could have saved another $10-$15 on non tracers but I thought the price was too good to pass on.

Truth is their too damn bright, I like the glow around the base but top LED's need to be toned down a bit.
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post #42 of 56
I agree most people just look at numbers. OMG 2000w I will be future proof. I gaurantee that pc's wont ever break 1000w with just standard parts, nothing extreme (20 hard drives) When we go over to solid state hard drives there is a drop in wattage. CPU's will be 45 nm and getting smaller to use less voltage, same with gpu's. I have a 750 watt. 3 hard drives, sli 8800's, quad core, cold cathodes, and still have room for extra things. 1600 is just overkill...The only reason I would buy that would be for a system cluster of 2 motherboards acting as 1.
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post #43 of 56
All this could possibly do is run your energy bill up $200 a month..
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post #44 of 56
Well bill gates himself said in 1984 i believe. "Modern computers will not use more than 15kb of memory"

Boy was he WRONG. Hey this might be useful some day but i don't know when because most of the people in the world are not gamers and don't require elaberate set ups, most people have integrated and they are fine with it. So i have no idea how long until we need this kind of juice but hey
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All this could possibly do is run your energy bill up $200 a month..
Check post #30
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post #46 of 56
so much for climate change melting the polar ice caps.
    
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post #47 of 56
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Originally Posted by LyokoHaCk View Post
Because n00bs buy into the hype of big numbers :/
Yes, and large ones..
post #48 of 56
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Originally Posted by thehybridpyro View Post
1600 watts is too much

but 600-700 watts is good because it allows for overhead and better operation

Dude, my 500 are even to much. I could power up my rig with a 300W Hipro PSU with 1 12V putting 18amps out
post #49 of 56
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Originally Posted by schoeds View Post
There are two types of people interested in this product.

1. Noobs - as stated earlier.
2. e-peen extenders - usually compensating for real life shortcomings.
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You own Tracers...
lol, pwnt
    
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post #50 of 56
but won't it still draw 13 amps?
(quick reply to the PS only using however many watts it has to supply)
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