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Old 05-25-10, 11:34 AM   #24
Bman212121
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Default Re: Dual Fermi GTX 490

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Originally Posted by Madpistol View Post
PCI-e slot: 75 watts
6-pin power: 75 watts
8-pin power: 150 watts


If you put the card in a PCI-e slot and put 2 8-pin power connectors on the card, you've got a maximum TDP of 375 watts. I don't see that as being far fetched, even though it does break the pci-e 300w maximum standard.
Actually PCI-E 2.0 supports up to 150W off the slot IIRC.

EDIT: NVM. Found someone who actually came out and said PCI-E 1 and 2 only provides 75W per slot. http://www.brighthub.com/computing/h...les/23289.aspx
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