quote: I don't think anyone is too concerned with overloading the "power connectors" as you stated.
quote: The simple fact is with the ATX 2.2 PSU standard single 12V rails on a power supply cannot exceed ~20 amps. The 1900 series pulls much more than this and only runs well with psu's designed to "violate" the ATX 2.0 and 2.2 standards.
quote: For the same reason that 640K of RAM wasn't "good enough for anybody"
quote: Power consumption was measured using a Kill-A-Watt power meter that measures a power supply’s power draw directly from the wall outlet. The power supply used in the test system is a Thermaltake Toughpower that carries an efficiency rating up to 85%.
quote: #2) Turn on high quality mode with NV driver then it is fine
quote: It's funny that you laugh at the Inq considering that they aired G80's specs a few months ago, before DailyTech or anyone else.
quote: by tseng517 on November 3, 2006 at 12:18 PM
AMD/ATI's R600's gonna kick this puppy's bum
quote: Reminds me of some stealth helicopter or fighter.
quote: as the 7950GT and GTX