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Old 07-20-10, 04:26 PM   #20
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Default Re: can I use a 430 watts PSU for GTX 460?

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Originally Posted by artem View Post
Sorry, but this is the most stupid thing I've ever heard.

Under no circumstances an application which uses publicly available programming interfaces should damage your hardware and if it does, then your hardware is 100% faulty (except some very corner cases which are not relevant for this discussion, i.e. you can easily kill your HDD by making it start-stop every second for prolonged periods of time).

Any graphics card should sustain running Furmark during entire its lifetime in 7x24 mode, i.e. if you have a three years warranty for your GTX480, that means it's safe to assume that this GPU must tolerate running Furmark for three years in a non-stop mode.
Sorry I have to disagree with you. Try tell that to EVGA and they will disagree with you too, they cant let their EVGA OC Scanner burn for 24/7, it only can allow to burn up to a maximum of 2 hours for safety reason.
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