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No power but still works?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Hambone, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. Hambone New Member

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    i took off the power line that connects to the GPU and started the computer. it still works but a lil message from nvidia came up saying i have low power. will this damage the card?
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    Will not damage the card.But as soon as u fire up some 3D hungry app say a game,Ur PC will hung up or crash.Why the hell you need to unplug it? It must be there for proper functionality of the card.
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    pbmaster New Member

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    Yes, you do ask many ummm...odd...questions...it's common sense that if the power plug is there and your PC tells you it's needed, why unplug?
  4. Hambone New Member

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    i wanted to see if it will work w/o the plug. thought that plug was for the fan. but the fan was running w/o the plug
  5. ex_reven New Member

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    The plug is for extra power when the core REALLY kicks in.
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    May be we should have one more category under "Other" as "Real Dumb Questions"
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    Yea.......... Plug it back in...
  8. bruins004 New Member

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    This is just sad guys.
  9. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    You do know without the fan your card would more than likely die because if the heat right?
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    Casheti New Member

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    We were all noobs once leave him alone!

    ...now I'm off to format.
  11. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    why?
    you got the c2d?
  12. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    why?
    you got the c2d already? :)
    i'm not ready to own you just yet

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