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Not worth it in my opinion to go from 9800gtx+ to 450.
Maybe if the 9xx units were still around but with the 68xx it isn't as good as it use to be.

Save the hassle of buying/switching and get a DVI to HDMI so you do not have to switch the cables around.
It is what I did before getting the gtx 480, and worked like a charm and was cheap $5 shipped.
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Originally Posted by LiLChris View Post
Not worth it in my opinion to go from 9800gtx+ to 450.
Maybe if the 9xx units were still around but with the 68xx it isn't as good as it use to be.

Save the hassle of buying/switching and get a DVI to HDMI so you do not have to switch the cables around.
It is what I did before getting the gtx 480, and worked like a charm and was cheap $5 shipped.
so how did u solve the sound issue? im curious
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so how did u solve the sound issue? im curious
There is a guide somewhere but I cant find it.
Basically you use the SPDIF cable and connect it from the 9800gtx+ to your mobo.

Actually here it is...
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/4411...ound-over.html



I just saw your fully watercooled sig rig, go get a 460 and be done with it and send me the 9800gtx+ while your at it. >.<
Edited by LiLChris - 2/3/11 at 12:52am
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There is a guide somewhere but I cant find it.
Basically you use the SPDIF cable and connect it from the 9800gtx+ to your mobo.

Actually here it is...
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/4411...ound-over.html



I just saw your fully watercooled sig rig, go get a 460 and be done with it and send me the 9800gtx+ while your at it. >.<
so what do u think will i be able to get a lot of points with my sig rig, the 9800gtx+ will be in my htpc that will also be folding, so i dont really want to sell it, i just want to get a secondary card for my htpc.

how do u like my build so far anyway
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Hell if you are folding with your i7 with big WUs and your vid card you be putting out some major points there. If you can get the cpu and vid card balanced out that is for max PPD.
 
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Lately averaged ~8k PPD on my 450, not bad for using roughly ~100 Watts.
Your folding priorities might not be set right, with the shaders @ 1950, as shown in your signature, you should get much higher ppds.

My gts450's, with the shaders @ 1800mhz do 9.3k ppd on 1348points work units and 10k ppd on the 1280points work units.
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