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That'll handle 2 9800GTX
If I like the GX2 I'll be thinking about Quad-SLI soon enough.
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If I like the GX2 I'll be thinking about Quad-SLI soon enough.
im just flat out going quad sli lol. i want them bad.
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im just flat out going quad sli lol. i want them bad.
Its both a blessing and a curse for me that there is a Micro Center in my town.
post #14 of 22
evga stepup FTW lol
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evga stepup FTW lol
I love EVGA though the 9800GX2 I got was from Gigabyte, lol hope I don't regret it.
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The 6 to 8 pin connector won't work on EVGA's. I have a 1010w PSU.n I have to order a new one.
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Oh easy dude. I hooked up my system to a watt reader thing and it never went over 420w with both of my video cards, cpu, fans, the works running at 100% with all of my peripherals plugged in and trucking away. i'm rocking my 550w thermaltake and it's solid as a ROCK. a single 9800gx2 uses less power than my GTS g92's in SLI so you are set my friend
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The 6 to 8 pin connector won't work on EVGA's. I have a 1010w PSU.n I have to order a new one.
well that sucks. lol better get a better brand of PSU this time lol jk
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well that sucks. lol better get a better brand of PSU this time lol jk
I am not entirely certain that is the problem. Lets put it this way... I had the same set up with 8800 GTX's SLI and no problems. I bought one 9800GX2 and I am using the 6 to 8 pin adapter and problems. So who knows, maybe the NB needs to be liquid cooled now instead of using the fan mod I have been using. Although, why would one set up work and not the other one? Sucks!!!! Power supply is piomp, I thought, but I guess not.
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I am not entirely certain that is the problem. Lets put it this way... I had the same set up with 8800 GTX's SLI and no problems. I bought one 9800GX2 and I am using the 6 to 8 pin adapter and problems. So who knows, maybe the NB needs to be liquid cooled now instead of using the fan mod I have been using. Although, why would one set up work and not the other one? Sucks!!!! Power supply is piomp, I thought, but I guess not.
the Evga site says you cannot use an adapter. i will find oyu the link.

http://www.evga.com/articles/397.asp
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