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Old 08-24-06, 01:02 PM Thread Starter   #1
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Just finished reading an article in the October Maximum PC which states that apprently the next-gen video cards from both Nvidia and ATI(AMD) will use around 300 watts of power and 1KW PSU's will be mandatory!

Also rumored is that next-gen cards may even come water cooled from the factory. I'm not sure exactly what time frame next-gen is for video cards but you better get a new roof because the power bill it gonna be going through it lol

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Yea, not new news. I have no real desire to have to run a 1+KW PSU. Even if its just to game for a few hours.

They better find better solutions for speeding up graphics and reducing power.

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Old 08-25-06, 06:45 PM Thread Starter   #3
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Yea, not new news. I have no real desire to have to run a 1+KW PSU. Even if its just to game for a few hours.

They better find better solutions for speeding up graphics and reducing power.
Amen to that.

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hmm i kinda beat you to this lol,
other thread: http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=474458

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