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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by CorryBasler View Post
TigerDirect is stupid. A 1000 Watt PSU will power like 6 of those 8600's
8600GT is 43w so more than 6
post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by b.walker36 View Post
Or they have nothing to do with each other and they are just trying to find a way to get rid of stock. Now im not sure if its a good price or not but if it was i and i was looking for a 1kw psu i would combo if it was worth it and then sell/ use for back up rig/ or keep for backup.
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
8600GT is 43w so more than 6
Yeah its more like 18 of those 8600's on a 1000w PSU
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post #14 of 25
I find it funny that Logan in his review of the 8600 GTS, he says you will not have to get a new PSU. lol
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post #15 of 25
Yeah, a 1000wat psu is overkill for the 8600GTS. I think tigerdirect just wants to get rid of some 8600GTS's!
post #16 of 25
I paid $210 for my 8600GTS!!!!!!!









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Edited by xxhaloownerxx - 7/2/08 at 12:35pm
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post #17 of 25
Do you think you would have enough power? 8600gts is a powerhouse. It can run crysis at very high setting 680x440 LOL!
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post #18 of 25
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maybe someone has a lot of hard drives
Dos anyone know case which could house enough many HDDs?
Even if using overly high 15W per HDD that's quite a lot HDDs...

Or maybe idea is that you can use it for powering also your other PC and neighbour's PC.
http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...=7772&Itemid=1
post #19 of 25
Wow...not a whole lot of love for the 8600GTS's huh? That's too bad. Honestly they're not as bad as you guys seem to think they are. Have you ever owned one? If so...well then good. You know that they aren't as bad as everyone is making them seem.

Granted....NO THEY ARE NOT WORTH $150 at TD . But if you can pick one up used or something for like $50...they're really not a bad card at all. I had one coming from a 7600GT...and noticed a MASSIVE difference in gameplay. Then I went from the 8600GTS to my 8800GTS in my sig...again, MASSIVE difference in gameplay. And the difference between 7600GT to 8600GTS is roughly (in my opinion)....the same as 8600GTS to 8800GTS 512. At least that's the way it felt.

But yeah the combo deal....sounds to me like they're just trying to get rid of some stuff they've got collecting dust . Nothing more than that.

And that card also does quite well as a guest gamer's rig...or really ANYTHING that isn't a main rig with a huge screen.
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Wow...not a whole lot of love for the 8600GTS's huh? That's too bad. Honestly they're not as bad as you guys seem to think they are. Have you ever owned one? If so...well then good. You know that they aren't as bad as everyone is making them seem.

Granted....NO THEY ARE NOT WORTH $150 at TD .
When I first built this rig - I started with an 8600....I loved it. But even 9 months ago when I bought it (prior to the 8800GT and GS)...I think I paid $129.99 for it from the Egg. To ask for $150 for it....considering a 9800GTX is $150 after MIR....that's just insane.
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