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Poll Results: What is your Overall Opinion on this case

 
  • 49% (927)
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  • 12% (226)
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  • 5% (108)
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post #25771 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by GoodInk View Post

You deserved it and that's the idea behind BPOM.
BTW way I'm thinking of changing the name of it to Scout of the Month (SOTM) What do you all think?

or BSPOM *Best Scout Picture of the Month* wink.gif
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should i buy gtx 295 or is it stupid and how much better is it than gt440
    
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A GTX295 is still one of the most powerful cards you can buy today. It rivals GTX 580's in terms of raw power, and i'm willing to say its 5 to 10x more powerful than a GT440.

HOWEVER.

It is a dual GPU card. (two GTX 280 gpu's) therefor it is VERY power hungry, so you would need a new PSU. It is also a Very hot card, and the scout does not have the best thermal performance out there. Finally, it is a few generations old, and does not support DX11.

So bear all this in mind. It will be a considerable bump in power, but you have to consider both sides.

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post #25774 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Evil262 View Post

A GTX295 is still one of the most powerful cards you can buy today. It rivals GTX 580's in terms of raw power, and i'm willing to say its 5 to 10x more powerful than a GT440.
HOWEVER.
It is a dual GPU card. (two GTX 280 gpu's) therefor it is VERY power hungry, so you would need a new PSU. It is also a Very hot card, and the scout does not have the best thermal performance out there. Finally, it is a few generations old, and does not support DX11.
So bear all this in mind. It will be a considerable bump in power, but you have to consider both sides.
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Thanks but i saw somebody with 550w powersupply running that card and if power runs out i will buy a new powersupply
    
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post #25775 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Evil262 View Post

A GTX295 is still one of the most powerful cards you can buy today. It rivals GTX 580's in terms of raw power, and i'm willing to say its 5 to 10x more powerful than a GT440.
HOWEVER.
It is a dual GPU card. (two GTX 280 gpu's) therefor it is VERY power hungry, so you would need a new PSU. It is also a Very hot card, and the scout does not have the best thermal performance out there. Finally, it is a few generations old, and does not support DX11.
So bear all this in mind. It will be a considerable bump in power, but you have to consider both sides.
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Thanks but i saw somebody with 550w powersupply running that card and if power runs out i will buy a new powersupply
    
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post #25776 of 28613
It's not the wattage that matters i'm afraid, its the amperage that the card pulls.

Unfortunately, many lower end Coolermaster PSU's just are not up to the task to high load work. But by all means try it! Do make sure you have the appropriate PCIe power cables before commiting to a purchase though.

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post #25777 of 28613
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by angry scout View Post

should i buy gtx 295 or is it stupid and how much better is it than gt440

It will perform miles better than the GT440
Quote:
Originally Posted by Evil262 View Post

A GTX295 is still one of the most powerful cards you can buy today. It rivals GTX 580's in terms of raw power, and i'm willing to say its 5 to 10x more powerful than a GT440.

HOWEVER.

It is a dual GPU card. (two GTX 280 gpu's) therefor it is VERY power hungry, so you would need a new PSU. It is also a Very hot card, and the scout does not have the best thermal performance out there. Finally, it is a few generations old, and does not support DX11.

So bear all this in mind. It will be a considerable bump in power, but you have to consider both sides.

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post #25778 of 28613
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Originally Posted by Evil262 View Post

It's not the wattage that matters i'm afraid, its the amperage that the card pulls.
Unfortunately, many lower end Coolermaster PSU's just are not up to the task to high load work. But by all means try it! Do make sure you have the appropriate PCIe power cables before commiting to a purchase though.
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It has 2x 8pin/6pin pciexpress connectors for gpu's
    
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post #25779 of 28613
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its the second edition of it what im gonna buy if i buy it its cooler and its less power needing
    
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post #25780 of 28613
Thats one of the good ones. If you can get it for a good price, go for it. How much is it?
     
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