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Originally Posted by kaivorth View Post
If anyone plans to CF a 4870, just get a 4870x2, performs 15% better than standard CF.
we still don't know if that is actually true,might want to wait for benchmarks.
nvidia is gettin' smoked.
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4870x2 sounds pretty awesome but PCIe 2.0 is a necessity
    
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/agree
can't wait for this,if it's a lot better than the gtx 280 i'm getting it.
too bad i'm 99% sure i'll have to get a new psu,PSU requirements anyone?
As of today, RV700 is between 250W and 260W.
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I'm going to wait a little bit before I upgrade. Nvidia has to make a move here and I want to see what they do and ati's reaction to that. To put that in simpler terms, I'm waiting for the price wars. There's no point in upgrading yet when my current card performs well and there isn't anything coming out that will stress it yet.
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As of today, RV700 is between 250W and 260W.
but what about the PCIE connectors and AMP requirements?
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post #16 of 93
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If anyone plans to CF a 4870, just get a 4870x2, performs 15% better than standard CF.
And it's $100 cheaper to boot!

I'll be getting two and putting them under water, with some nice volt mods and overclocking to follow!
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since i bought a 4870, i may wait to get one of these too. Will these work in x-fire with a 4870? i have heard that they will, but just want to make sure.
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So-hot...
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but what about the PCIE connectors and AMP requirements?
8-pin and 6-pin on each card i think
    
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post #20 of 93
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but what about the PCIE connectors and AMP requirements?
One 6 pin and one 8 pin. Some sites claim the idle power of RV700 is less than 25W.
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