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by mrmcsmokey
Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: GraVT Professional Photographer Giveaway
Replies: 440
Views: 108841

Re: GraVT Professional Photographer Giveaway

What a sweet Rig! After getting crushed with a late stage colon cancer in April, this would be an awesome prize to win! I would like to be entered please :)
by mrmcsmokey
Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:07 pm
Forum: Forum Contests - Giving Back To Our Readers
Topic: June 2010 CyberPower Power System Drawing w/ Intel CPU
Replies: 470
Views: 168561

Re: June 2010 CyberPower Power System Drawing w/ Intel CPU

I wish to enter the contest; especially considering I just found out that my mother's terminal lung cancer has spread to her brain, and I had to feed her by hand today for the first time (she is only 52). I can use all the strength, or in this case, power, I can get because my finances are completel...
by mrmcsmokey
Sun May 31, 2009 8:35 am
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: 4870 fps colapses
Replies: 25
Views: 13772

Re: 4870 fps colapses

I have no doubt that Corsair makes great products; I have owned some in the past. I was just saying that a 4870 under load comes in at 279W, add the 89W CPU, fans, etc etc and you start getting close to the wattage of the PSU. In my experience, you should always go at least 100W over what you calcul...
by mrmcsmokey
Sat May 30, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: AMD Radeon and FirePro Forum
Topic: 4870 fps colapses
Replies: 25
Views: 13772

Re: 4870 fps colapses

Hi Valy, Let me sum up your rig to make sure I have it right. You are running a 512MB 4870, a dual core 6000 (3.0Ghz), 2GB RAM and a decent size monitor. There are a couple of things to keep in mind in regards to your situation. The first thing that I notice is your power supply (520W). The next thi...