Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [EVGA] Boost Your Power!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[EVGA] Boost Your Power! - Page 4

post #31 of 120
Eh, I like that they used awesome face for their presentation. Does seem a little fishy though. We'll see soon enough.
"The SR-2 Grid"
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2x Xeon e5620 @ 3.4 Ghz Evga SR-2 ATI 5870 ATI 5870 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Nvidia GTS 240 12 GB DDR3 Corsair Dominator OCZ Vertex III ... 2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
300 GB WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Blue 640 GB WD Caviar Green 500 GB LG Blu Ray Combo Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 x2 Windows 7 Professional / Snow Leopard/ubuntu/Win 7 LG 55 inch tv, I-Inc 28 inch, Acer 20 Inch, 11.... Corsair K90, Logitech g13 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec CP-1000 Coolermaster Cosmos II Razer DeathAdder Drumpad 
Audio
Sennheiser HD 650 
  hide details  
Reply
"The SR-2 Grid"
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2x Xeon e5620 @ 3.4 Ghz Evga SR-2 ATI 5870 ATI 5870 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
Nvidia GTS 240 12 GB DDR3 Corsair Dominator OCZ Vertex III ... 2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
300 GB WD Velociraptor WD Caviar Blue 640 GB WD Caviar Green 500 GB LG Blu Ray Combo Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 x2 Windows 7 Professional / Snow Leopard/ubuntu/Win 7 LG 55 inch tv, I-Inc 28 inch, Acer 20 Inch, 11.... Corsair K90, Logitech g13 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec CP-1000 Coolermaster Cosmos II Razer DeathAdder Drumpad 
Audio
Sennheiser HD 650 
  hide details  
Reply
post #32 of 120
I'm surprised no one has mentioned the smileys in the video haha.
post #33 of 120
Quote:
Originally Posted by jacksknight View Post
Thats exactly why its useless. Who is going to be running 500 to 2000 dollars worth of video cards on a 50 dollar mobo with a crappy PSU.

I've seen $200 mobos fry before with non-extreme overclocking. What if someone wants to play around with some LN2 or DICE cooling for their GPU on a non-extreme mobo? This would help there as well. It is a niche product but not useless to everyone.


And it has nothing to do with the PSU.
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
post #34 of 120
I love the fact he is quoted me in his sig.
His 24 pin motherboard connector is melted and a hammer in the back ground.
Poor guy. If you google melted 24 motherboard connector. You might be surprised.
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7709...-gtx-480s.html


Edited by DrFPS - 12/21/10 at 2:00pm
MyCleanPC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k ASUS MAXIMUS VI EVGA master blaster Corsair Vengence  
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ SSD raid0 samsung Win 7 Samsung 
PowerCase
Enermax rev 1050 Stacker 832 
  hide details  
Reply
MyCleanPC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770k ASUS MAXIMUS VI EVGA master blaster Corsair Vengence  
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ SSD raid0 samsung Win 7 Samsung 
PowerCase
Enermax rev 1050 Stacker 832 
  hide details  
Reply
post #35 of 120
Quote:
Originally Posted by jacksknight View Post
Thats exactly why its useless. Who is going to be running 500 to 2000 dollars worth of video cards on a 50 dollar mobo with a crappy PSU.
Its obvious you don't understand this device. Most high end motherboards still don't have an auxiliary power input. So when you load up a motherboard with two or more high end cards it can easily overdraw the 12v wire in the 24pin connector causing heat, melted connectors and voltage instability. This would be excellent for folders with 4 plus cards crammed in one motherboard.
Folding Beast
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 EVGA x58 758 R.2 EVGA GT210 6gb Patriot DDR3 1600C8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
WD 500gb Ubuntu 10.4 ACER 22" 1080P Antec Earthwatts 430w Delta 
Case
CM Storm Sniper 
  hide details  
Reply
Folding Beast
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 D0 EVGA x58 758 R.2 EVGA GT210 6gb Patriot DDR3 1600C8 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
WD 500gb Ubuntu 10.4 ACER 22" 1080P Antec Earthwatts 430w Delta 
Case
CM Storm Sniper 
  hide details  
Reply
post #36 of 120
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrFPS View Post
I love the fact he is quoted me in his sig.
His 24 pin motherboard connector is melted and a hammer in the back ground.
Poor guy. If you google melted 24 motherboard connector. You might be surprised.
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7709...-gtx-480s.html

...and that's the reason..... +12v line melted the plug.
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
Once again...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920 [4.28GHz, HT] Asus P6T + Broadcom NetXtreme II VisionTek HD5850 [900/1200] + Galaxy GT240 2x4GB G.Skill Ripjaw X [1632 MHz] 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel X25-M 160GB + 3xRAID0 500GB 7200.12 Window 7 Pro 64 Acer H243H + Samsung 226BW XARMOR-U9BL  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec Truepower New 750W Li Lian PC-V2100 [10x120mm fans] Logitech G9 X-Trac Pro 
  hide details  
Reply
post #37 of 120
my mobo doesn't have an auxiliary molex connector. this might come in handy but when a get my 3 GTX275s all my slots are covered! i hope i dont melt my 24 pin!!!!!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Athlon 64 3400+ NewCastle| 2.4Ghz] [ASRock K8Upgrade-NF3 | Coming SOON] [Saphire Radeon X1600PRO | AGP] [1GB Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic RAM] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Seagate 250GB | IDE] [Generic DVD Drive] [Windows XP Pro 32bit] [HP 15" | 1024x768] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Crappy HP keyboard] [Generic 300w =/ ] [Case? BAHAHAHA!!] [Crappy Ball Mouse] 
Mouse Pad
LOLWUT 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Athlon 64 3400+ NewCastle| 2.4Ghz] [ASRock K8Upgrade-NF3 | Coming SOON] [Saphire Radeon X1600PRO | AGP] [1GB Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic RAM] 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
[Seagate 250GB | IDE] [Generic DVD Drive] [Windows XP Pro 32bit] [HP 15" | 1024x768] 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
[Crappy HP keyboard] [Generic 300w =/ ] [Case? BAHAHAHA!!] [Crappy Ball Mouse] 
Mouse Pad
LOLWUT 
  hide details  
Reply
post #38 of 120
Is not new and do not want
For sale
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-920 Asus P6T Deluxe Asus GTX460 TOP 768mb G Skill ECO 1600 CAS7 1.35V 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Vertex 60 GB raid[0] Asus DVDRW W7,Ubuntu 2 xAsus VH236H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse Pad
Razer Ultra X3 1000W HAF 932 My Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
For sale
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-920 Asus P6T Deluxe Asus GTX460 TOP 768mb G Skill ECO 1600 CAS7 1.35V 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x Vertex 60 GB raid[0] Asus DVDRW W7,Ubuntu 2 xAsus VH236H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse Pad
Razer Ultra X3 1000W HAF 932 My Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #39 of 120
Can anybody, electronically, explain how this works?

A single molex connection, supplying electricity to a slot which normally draws it. PCIe are all serial, so wouldn't electricity have to travel further up the PCIe hierarchy before supplying another slot?

Aren't you juicing up components which are only expecting power from a completely different direction?

I can understand the molex and additional connectors on the boards themselves, as that power can be added after the 24-pin connector, but before the power is distributed to the slots.

If this works, why are similar tricks not used in every $500 eVGA video card?
Edited by RonindeBeatrice - 12/21/10 at 3:34pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E5645 Asus Rampage II Gene eVGA GTX460 SSC 3x4GB Corsair Dominator PC3-12800 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Crucial C300 64GB Seagate Momentus XT 750 Western Digital GP 2TB EARS Windows 7 Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE278Q DSI SMK-88 Seasonic X-660 Lian Li U6B 2011 SE 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 KAI.g3 HIEN - HARD 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon E5645 Asus Rampage II Gene eVGA GTX460 SSC 3x4GB Corsair Dominator PC3-12800 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Crucial C300 64GB Seagate Momentus XT 750 Western Digital GP 2TB EARS Windows 7 Premium 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus VE278Q DSI SMK-88 Seasonic X-660 Lian Li U6B 2011 SE 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 KAI.g3 HIEN - HARD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #40 of 120
There has been a LOT of requests on the EVGA forums for something like this.

The older Classified boards did not have the extra molex connection, and therefore there have been a few reports of melted 24 pin connectors. Of course, there was a bit of a panic, as those with older Classifieds and X58s were afraid that they were in danger, so EVGA came up with this to prevent overloading 24 pin connectors on boards that don't have extra molex connectors. It's quite ingenious really, and I'm glad they listened to the requests of owners with older boards!

It's much easier than soldering a molex connector to the back of a Classified...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 760 (4114 MHz) EVGA P55 FTW 200 EVGA GTX 470 (Dual SLI) G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Baracuda XT Samsung DVD RW Windows 7 Professional Samsung 2343BWX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Keyboard Corsair HX850W Silverstone TJ10 Nvidia Edition Razer DeathAdder 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries ASUS Xonar D1 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 760 (4114 MHz) EVGA P55 FTW 200 EVGA GTX 470 (Dual SLI) G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Baracuda XT Samsung DVD RW Windows 7 Professional Samsung 2343BWX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Illuminated Keyboard Corsair HX850W Silverstone TJ10 Nvidia Edition Razer DeathAdder 
Mouse PadAudio
Steelseries ASUS Xonar D1 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [EVGA] Boost Your Power!