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thought there were laws for regulating that max consumption of a card
Obama didnt get that law passed....YET
post #22 of 36
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Originally Posted by Track View Post
So, the 500-600w that GTX 580 SLi consumes?
That's two cards, a single card can't take more than 300w. This is why GTX 580's have OCP.
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Factually, though, it does. 1024 SPs.

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And besides, why does it matter how much power a PCIe card takes?
Because PCI-PEG demands regulations for things to PCIe complaint. This helps OEMs design systems.
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Couldn't nVidia use three 8-pin connectors?
No, as it wouldn't be PCIe compliant then and they couldn't use the PCIe logos and such.
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post #23 of 36
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thought there were laws for regulating that max consumption of a card
Yes, PCIe-PEG limits a single PCIe Card to 300w
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No. I said that two cards need 800w. So, since there are no decent high-quality PSUs (to my knowledge) between 750w and 1000w, 1000w is the definitive better option.
Corsair HX850, Corsair AX850, Sesaonic X-850, Enermax Modu87+ 800w, XFX Black Edition 850w, Kingwin Lazer Gold 850w, NZXT Hale90 850w...

Need I go on?

You are still wrong though.
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post #24 of 36
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That's two cards, a single card can't take more than 300w. This is why GTX 580's have OCP.
And how are you going to cram two cards that take 600w into 300w? I don't know what OCP is.

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That is the dominant rumor.
http://www.nordichardware.com/news/7...e-gtx-590.html
http://www.guru3d.com/news/geforce-g...late-february/
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/102...590,12114.html

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Because PCI-PEG demands regulations for things to PCIe complaint. This helps OEMs design systems.
How does limiting an irrelevant factor help OEMs. I fail to see that.
Physically, there is no need to limit it. And there is no technical way to, unless the PCIe slot would simply not function if the card that sits in it is using more than 300w, which it cannot tell and shouldn't care about.

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No, as it wouldn't be PCIe compliant then and they couldn't use the PCIe logos and such.
I personally wouldn't care.
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post #25 of 36
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And how are you going to cram two cards that take 600w into 300w? I don't know what OCP is.
OCP = Over Current Protection.

They most likely would use two 560's, not two 580's. That's how.


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That is the dominant rumor.
Rumors mean squat.
Rumors mean nothing.
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How does limiting an irrelevant factor help OEMs. I fail to see that.
Physically, there is no need to limit it. And there is no technical way to, unless the PCIe slot would simply not function if the card that sits in it is using more than 300w, which it cannot tell and shouldn't care about.
It helps them because they know what level of PSU to use for a system, and it also gives them an idea of how much heat the system is going to generate.


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I personally wouldn't care.
Your opinion doens't matter to nVidia, OEM & ODM's do care though.
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post #26 of 36
Wasn't the ASUS Ares two fully clocked 5870s? Wouldn't that be over 300W?
post #27 of 36
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OCP = Over Current Protection.

They most likely would use two 560's, not two 580's. That's how.
I'll take that bet, sir.

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Rumors mean squat.
Rumors mean nothing.
Yes, that's the easy route. Now, let's actually use our minds.

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It helps them because they know what level of PSU to use for a system, and it also gives them an idea of how much heat the system is going to generate.
Again, utterly irrelevant.

The card, board and PSU a system has, is utterly independent on the PCIe slot.

There is no reason to limit something like this.

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Your opinion doens't matter to nVidia, OEM & ODM's do care though.
The opinions of the consumers matter more than standards.

A Dual-GF110 card we will see. Mark my words, ye of little faith.
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post #28 of 36
Track - you still posting?

Stop buying into so man rumors

March is almost here and the 590 will pop up and you can stop reading rumors and see the real deal.

I would buy 2x580 over a 590 any day
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Wasn't the ASUS Ares two fully clocked 5870s? Wouldn't that be over 300W?
It was not a card sold to OEM's and did not have PCI-PEG Branding on it with PCIe logos. That's why.
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Now, let's actually use our minds.
I used my mind, you just will not listen to fact.

Consumers Opinions do not trump PCI-PEG Standards. This is a fact and will remain one.
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post #30 of 36
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I used my mind, you just will not listen to fact.

Consumers Opinions do not trump PCI-PEG Standards. This is a fact and will remain one.
What facts? I thought you said it was just rumors

Well, that fact sucks.

And you need to stop drinking so much coffee.
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