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Another question, After I install the 580, will I be able to use the 9600gt as physx? If it's possible how would I set it up?

Sorry for being like a noob, lol.
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yes u can use it for physx.... just install it and select to dedicate it to physx in the nvidia control panel. Not hard.
 
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post #13 of 21
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Do you want me to hit you with something fool

YOUR PSU IS PERFECT FOR THE GTX 580!
LOL, this thread made me laugh.
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post #14 of 21
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I bought it!!! Gigabyte GTX580. Can't wait to install it!!!!
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post #15 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by N3C14R View Post
I bought it!!! Gigabyte GTX580. Can't wait to install it!!!!
Make sure you install the 580 in the 1st PCI-E slot for best performance and then you can put your old card in the second and use it as PhysX.

Just go to the nVidia control panel and select your second card to "Dedicate" to PhysX and all should be good.
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post #16 of 21
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Ok guys, I just noticed one of the 580's power connectors are longer than the other. If I try and plug in 2 6pin connectors 1 would go in fine while the other won't fit.

Help?
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post #17 of 21
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Ok guys, I just noticed one of the 580's power connectors are longer than the other. If I try and plug in 2 6pin connectors 1 would go in fine while the other won't fit.

Help?

It has one 8 Pin, one 6 Pin. Go find a 6 Pin to 8 Pin Converter.
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Does anybody know how good his PSU is? HEC PSU's are rarely talked about on here...
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It has one 8 Pin, one 6 Pin. Go find a 6 Pin to 8 Pin Converter.
Okay, there's an eletronics retailer near me so i'll guess i'll see if they sell one there.
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That PSU already has the proper connectors (6+2-pin and 6-pin), so you shouldn't have to buy anything. You must've tried to use an incorrect cable.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817339036

  • Two PCI-E Connectors With one 6-pin and one 6+2-pin PCI-E connectors, the hec XPOWER780 is ideal for building an SLI or CrossFire gaming system.


Those are what you need.
    
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