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Old 10-03-09, 02:38 AM   #25
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Those red pci-e power connectors suit it to a T. Looking good.
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Old 10-03-09, 03:16 AM   #26
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Those red pci-e power connectors suit it to a T. Looking good.
LOL. Yeah, the power supply has three red and three black power connectors.
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Old 10-03-09, 04:05 AM   #27
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I'd love if you could test the Asus voltage tweaking to see if it's worth it or not. If it is I'll probable get an asus 5850.
Will do, but it will likely be one of the last tests I do. I'm using reference drivers now and I believe that the Asus driver needs to be used for the voltage tweaking.
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I really would know the following:
What about the idle power consume with two (ore more) monitors attached?
There ist NOTHING to find around the net and the behavior of nVidia and the GT200 really p... me off!

Does the idle power keeps down with more than one monitor?
Thx alot!

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I don't have any devices that measure power consumption, but that's something I need to invest in. Are you aware of any software that measures power consumption accurately?
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You can get a kill-a-watt for around $20.
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Old 10-03-09, 10:48 AM   #30
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Awesome. I'm on it!
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I don't have any devices that measure power consumption, but that's something I need to invest in. Are you aware of any software that measures power consumption accurately?
Hi Mike,

I think it's not possible to measure power consumption by software.
But one indicator schould be the clocks of the card.

If they're not going up, when connecting more than one device it should be the first right step on the way.
Looking at your last screen of the panel, the card should keep the really nice core/memory clock of 157/300...

By the way: I LOVE your 'unofficial' test... there is nothing above real user experience!

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Graphics card successfully installed.

Mine too not water cooled yet. Maybe tonight though. I love this thing!! Eats everything I throw at it, including my GTX

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Mine too not water cooled yet. Maybe tonight though. I love this thing!! Eats everything I throw at it, including my GTX!!

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Here are some of the games that are likely to be used in determining the performance of a graphics card. The following list shows the games that were benchmarked in reviews of the Radeon 5870 and the number of times a particular game was used.



The following list shows the web sites that were represented in this compilation.

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Nice!
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