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I wonder if it needs just one more bake. But I sense that the fear is that if the third bake kills it, then that will be the icing on the cake. I know it would be for me...

Either way, I wouldn't trust this Deer PSU with that precious 470. With the 8800 GT, it's somewhat fine.... somewhat. But with the 470, it's just asking for some serious crap to happen. :/ When NVIDIA says that the minimum power supply requirements are a 550W (which is what they are for the GTX 470, then I'd be very strict with that when considering junkers like a Deer PSU. :/
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11698046 
I wonder if it needs just one more bake. But I sense that the fear is that if the third bake kills it, then that will be the icing on the cake. I know it would be for me...

Either way, I wouldn't trust this Deer PSU with that precious 470. With the 8800 GT, it's somewhat fine.... somewhat. But with the 470, it's just asking for some serious crap to happen. :/ When NVIDIA says that the minimum power supply requirements are a 550W (which is what they are for the GTX 470, then I'd be very strict with that when considering junkers like a Deer PSU. :/

Yeah... thanks for your help TC. I won't, I promise, run the Deer with my GTX470. I'm just asking for trouble.

I still have to test the 470 when I get my PSU to make sure that it's even stable at stock speeds since I bought it here on OCN from a member.

He had it for 3 months, or since early OCT. So yeah.

I'll just wait until I get my TPN750W
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jam3s;11698071 
Yeah... thanks for your help TC. I won't, I promise, run the Deer with my GTX470. I'm just asking for trouble.

I still have to test the 470 when I get my PSU to make sure that it's even stable at stock speeds since I bought it here on OCN from a member.

He had it for 3 months, or since early OCT. So yeah.

I'll just wait until I get my TPN750W
I feel that pain though... the pain of waiting. But once the moment passes where you've finally finished setting the 470 up and are completely ready to play a game on it for the first time, it'll seem like the wait wasn't that bad after all. smile.gif
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post #54 of 76
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11698124 
I feel that pain though... the pain of waiting. But once the moment passes where you've finally finished setting the 470 up and are completely ready to play a game on it for the first time, it'll seem like the wait wasn't that bad after all. smile.gif

Yeah smile.gif

Thanks TC.

I can't wait to get everything (my Q6600 and my PSU)
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post #55 of 76
Quote:
Originally Posted by jam3s;11698143 
Yeah smile.gif

Thanks TC.

I can't wait to get everything (my Q6600 and my PSU)
Oh I nearly forgot: you're overclocking an E5200 on this Deer PSU?
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11698147 
Oh I nearly forgot: you're overclocking an E5200 on this Deer PSU?

yeah. lol.

Side question: I have a spare Cooler Master Xtreme Power Plus 600W that I have at my parents house.

Could I use that until my Antec TPN750W comes in?

I asked the question before and most said yes, some said no.

But I wouldn't do any OC'ing with it.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by jam3s;11698253 
yeah. lol.

Side question: I have a spare Cooler Master Xtreme Power Plus 600W that I have at my parents house.

Could I use that until my Antec TPN750W comes in?

I asked the question before and most said yes, some said no.

But I wouldn't do any OC'ing with it.

Jam3s
Well, there shouldn't be any overclocking being done with the Deer unit! But yeah, that Cooler Master is definitely the answer until you get the TruePower New!! I don't understand why anyone would say No about it with all things considered.

But continuing from where I said that overclocking shouldn't even be performed on this Deer, I would say that when comparing this otherwise lame Cooler Master unit to the Deer, the Deer makes the Cooler Master look like a great PSU. In fact, I would actually trust a little bit of overclocking with the Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus, but definitely not on the Deer. I'm surprised the Deer hasn't blown up under the stress! smile.gif

So yeah, I'm glad you thought of this! Go now, and get your game on! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11698311 
Well, there shouldn't be any overclocking being done with the Deer unit! But yeah, that Cooler Master is definitely the answer until you get the TruePower New!! I don't understand why anyone would say No about it with all things considered.

But continuing from where I said that overclocking shouldn't even be performed on this Deer, I would say that when comparing this otherwise lame Cooler Master unit to the Deer, the Deer makes the Cooler Master look like a great PSU. In fact, I would actually trust a little bit of overclocking with the Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus, but definitely not on the Deer. I'm surprised the Deer hasn't blown up under the stress! smile.gif

So yeah, I'm glad you thought of this! Go now, and get your game on! biggrin.gif

Hahaa I have to wait until my dad delivers the Cooler Master Xtreme Power Plus 600w to my door tomorrow smile.gif

But yeah I'll do some light OC'ing on the gpu and see how far I can take it.

What should I use to stress test for the GTX470?

Furmark? OCCT?

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Originally Posted by jam3s;11698333 
Hahaa I have to wait until my dad delivers the Cooler Master Xtreme Power Plus 600w to my door tomorrow smile.gif

But yeah I'll do some light OC'ing on the gpu and see how far I can take it.

What should I use to stress test for the GTX470?

Furmark? OCCT?

Jam3s
I guess those are alright. I'd be a bit nervous overclocking on a PSU that is usually not recommended (err, ignored in threads asking for recommendations), but it's certainly way better than the Deer PSU.

I'm not really into GPU overclocking though. So I'm not up to date on what's good.

But yeah... 1 day is way better. At least you'll be able to play with the 470, even if you have to keep it at stock for whatever reason (maybe the PSU will be unable to keep it stable).
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;11698390 
I guess those are alright. I'd be a bit nervous overclocking on a PSU that is usually not recommended (err, ignored in threads asking for recommendations), but it's certainly way better than the Deer PSU.

I'm not really into GPU overclocking though. So I'm not up to date on what's good.


But yeah... 1 day is way better. At least you'll be able to play with the 470, even if you have to keep it at stock for whatever reason (maybe the PSU will be unable to keep it stable).

Caught your edit there: yeah I'll keep it stock, but you're right who knows maybe the PSU won't work with it.


Ok, I'll do myself a favor and not overclock the gpu just until I get my new PSU smile.gif

Thanks again TC.
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