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Old 07-08-08, 12:10 AM   #20
heatlesssun
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Default Re: BFG GTX 260 OC or BFG GTX 280?

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Originally Posted by Nv40 View Post
Questions i have about the GTX 260.

1)How about the sound ?

Have read reports somewhere that the GTX280 fans are too loud .. how about the geforceGTX260 ? aside from speed also looking a quiet video card.

2)Do i need a special cable/adapter for my PSU for the GTX260? Which brand?

my PSU its CORSAIR HX620
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...ly-review.html
A single GTX 280 under load isn't that loud. If you are a noise freak it might be a problem but a single GTX 280 isn't that much different than the single 9800 GX2. SLI is a different story. Three of these suckers running at 100% are very loud and hot!

I think the GTX 260 uses to 6 pin PCI-E plugs, so you should be ok.
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