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Project ? - How many 480GTX'S should we have?!

Discussion in 'Watercooling' started by aquatuning, 20 May 2010.

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How many 480GTX's shouls we have?!

  1. 1 - no sli :(

    4 vote(s)
    5.6%
  2. 2 - wooo SLI!!

    3 vote(s)
    4.2%
  3. 3 - Bah the motherbaord can take 4!

    6 vote(s)
    8.3%
  4. 4!!!! all watercooled - MADNESS!

    59 vote(s)
    81.9%
  1. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

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    As some of you might know we are doing quite a cool demo machine for the i40 lan party and there are two sponsors willng to give us some 480GTX's to put in the machine.

    Question is how many would you like to see vote NOW! :thumb:
     
  2. Seeks

    Seeks Minimodder

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    I voted for 3 because there have been some tests about on the t'internet that show the cards are amazing in tri-SLI and Quad is just a little too much for anyone :D
     
  3. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

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    but money is no object for this ;)
     
  4. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    4 would be good to see, if only to see a watercooling loop capable of dealing with 1200W+ of heat. I think you're going to need a bigger boat!

    Shame quadfire drivers are poo though!
     
  5. Lizard

    Lizard @ Scan R&D

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    I voted for just 1 as the 480 is uncompetitive both in terms of raw performance, performance per 3 and performance per W.

    Instead, I think you should build a dual Xeon rig with 6-7 single-slot watercooled GTX 280/285s :rock:
     
  6. retrogamer1990

    retrogamer1990 What does 'Stock' Mean?

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    I'm pretty sure that the OP biased the poll towards 4 ;) hehe
     
  7. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

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    can you say "Chiller" ;)

    I see your 1200w and raise you 450w with THIS :rock::rock:
     
  8. Seeks

    Seeks Minimodder

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    How much power with this draw? is that a worry at all?
     
  9. Christopher N. Lew

    Christopher N. Lew Folding in memory of my father

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    Now that I would like to see (and preferrably not hear!)

    But I voted for 4 GTX480 for the sheer grunt.
     
  10. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

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    nope lol - we do it cos we can :p:clap:
     
  11. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    4 GTX480's, Quad-SLI Cheesecake...

    And 6 Monsta rads to cool the beasts!! You could create one hell of a setup tbh.

    Maybe give the rig away at i40 to a lucky winner? :rock: :thumb:
     
  12. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Why not do 2 card in 2 rigs and compare Chillers Vs Rads....?
     
  13. Otis1337

    Otis1337 aka - Ripp3r

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    ........... good bye polar bears
     
  14. crash32953295@msn.

    crash32953295@msn. What's a Dremel?

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    6, Just to see gunsmiths face
     
  15. aquatuning

    aquatuning What's a Dremel?

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    cos we only have one rig :p
     
  16. Yoy0YO

    Yoy0YO Lurky Lurker

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    If you're going to push for GPGPU, fully grab that Gigabyte UD9 and 7 GPUs, each watercooled on its own 240 rad
     
  17. mrdbristol

    mrdbristol Voided my warranty years ago

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    4 - Because you can :D
     
  18. RinSewand

    RinSewand What's a Dremel?

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    4 because you can, well, because you can!
     
  19. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    More like a 360 per GPU!!
     
  20. mars-bar-man

    mars-bar-man Side bewb.

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    I just had an awesome thought..

    Money no object you say? How about phase change cooling the CPU and however many GPUs you have?

    I'm sure you guys could fabricate something that would allow that. See how far you can push those GTX480s...and prove that they're no longer hot ;)
     

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