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post #91 of 163
Good thread, lots of good info, Seems like a great card!!!
    
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wow, im loving the voltage jumper. yeah 2 pcie connectors? i know mine requires 2 molex to one pcie connector, is that the same thing?
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You can use the adapter, yes.
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You can use the adapter, yes.
i forgot i have a new psu, so i have a connector. does that mean mine is not as stable because i only have one power connector ? lol
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post #95 of 163
You should use the adapter AND the PCIEx 6-pin, just to make sure you get enough juice to it.

EDIT: Until Feb. 20, these are $200 SHIPPED from NCIXUS, after $40 MIR.
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post #96 of 163
Still sounds like a good deal especially with non-hard mod voltage increases. How's the card run temp wise at the highest voltage?

Depending on what the 9600GT costs I may go with it instead since I'm looking for a cheap card with good performance.
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post #97 of 163
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The tests on my first page show the temps at the 1.3v setting (before applying as5... I have yet to test it with AS5)

This is with the dual slot full coverage cooler...
I'll be snagging another one for SLI soon and will receive the spiral cooler...I'll post my test and temps at that
post #98 of 163
I've compared temps on my wc setup going from stock volts to highest volts. It's maybe 3-4 C hotter on the highest volts.
post #99 of 163
is it true that if you run it constantly at 1.3v (the max volt setting) the card will die after a year?

I just got the card, somewhat satisfied.. the default factory settings was already overvolted so i was a little disappointed at that.
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is it true that if you run it constantly at 1.3v (the max volt setting) the card will die after a year?

I just got the card, somewhat satisfied.. the default factory settings was already overvolted so i was a little disappointed at that.

There is no way to prove that as this card has not been out for a year, lol. Every piece of hardware is different, so one card my run forever while the exact same one will fail. Very few items fail due to high voltage (within reason) if they are cooled well enough. Besides, the warranty is more than a year and you would be using an option supplied from the factory.
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