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Old 05-22-10, 03:21 AM   #72
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Default Re: My GTX 480 died -- A reliability study.

Originally Posted by v3rninater View Post
Are you sure it's the cards themselves that are the problem, what if you have a funky PSU that's working them over? Or maybe you don't have solid power going to your computer, maybe you need a special power strip AND PSU????
Do you think a weak PSU could be responsible for a dead card? Are you thinking of bad voltage regulation (bad surge immunity) or more about voltage dropping under load?

Would you assume that a graphics card is more vulnerable to a bad PSU than other parts of the computer (ex: motherboard)?

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