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Thread: Dual GF100 Fermi replaced by GF104

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    Default Dual GF100 Fermi replaced by GF104

    It looks as if the GF100 will not be used for a X2 Fermi card, but will rather go with the GF104 instead.
    Main reason is that since the GTX 470 and 480 have a high TDP to begin with, using the GF100 wouldn't be such a great idea.

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    I was waiting for some news on this card, I would like to buy two of them depending on how well they perform, but I did not expect to be waiting 5 more months.

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    Not surprising at all. GF100 is KILLER HOT as a single chip. I shudder to think of two.

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    I have to be honest; this is just one more incentive to completely skip this generation of cards.

    So, they're going to stuff this value chip down our throats? Going to double it up and call it performance? Going to be just a hair faster than GTX 480 and 5970? Going to sell it at an ungodly price? Because they're scared of the TDP? It's just 375 watts. That's only a double rad. Maybe a triple if you want some extra room.

    Meh. Guess we'll have to watch Asus for a real dual GPU Fermi. They can call it Mercury since I doubt there'll ever be a hotter card.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Earthmonger View Post
    It's just 375 watts. That's only a double rad. Maybe a triple if you want some extra room
    If they made video cards especially for H20 systems that would be simple but they dont they have to make it with an efficient stock cooler and i dont see how they gonna do it when their single fermi runs hot as hell.In my opinion fermi was a disaster,it shows that performance isnt everything,power consuption and temperatures will hold them back and eventually they will have to move to another chip.

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    yeah who want to buy $500 card and buy another $300 cooler just to cool the VGA?

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