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Old 02-27-10, 11:36 AM   #18
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Default Re: I know nobody really knows but is a GTX480 going to be faster then a HD5970

Originally Posted by Muppet View Post
When it comes to these Fermi cards, nothing is a given.

It's sure,at least as far as the cards shown at CES in early january......The pictures of the cards shown working had a 6 + 8 pin PCI-e power connector setup,so the power use of the card is anywhere from 225 to 300 watts with that arrangement.

This is pretty much the best pictures i could find on short notice(click to make it bigger),but we can notice that the top power plug is an 8 pin one,and the bottom one seems to be a 6 pin one.
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