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Powercolor PCS HD 4850 512 MB

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by W1zzard, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. XSAlliN

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    The card is ok, but except memory and cooling there isn't much difference compared to reference design. On the other hand, there is a Palit HD4850 Sonic

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    Now that's a real solid build that could show some potential. If the price is as good as it looks, might make some people happy. Hope you'll review one in near future. For me it's only a curiosity since I already own a HD 4850.
     
  2. PluCiorX New Member

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    Hi All

    I just bought this card and waiting for delivery tomorrow, but I Have a small problem:
    I have just 500W Raidmax power supply and there is no 6 pin additional power connector for pci-e cards, i know that sometimes adapter molex->vga power comes with card, does this one have one ?
    I'm not sure that this 500W power supply will be enough for my system
    Asus P5E3 X38
    2gb corsair XMS DDR3
    500GB Maxtor
    And this card ATI HD4850
    and C2D E8400

    nothing is overclocked at the moment but maybe in future I will want to do some improvements.

    Kind regards.
     
  3. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    no power adapter with the cable. maybe it was not included with our package (unlikely). if you dont get one you can buy one on ebay or your friendly local pc store. or ask a friend who has a modern graphics card and doesnt need his cable.

    your psu should be fine, as you can see on page 24 our whole test system used a peak power of 213W with this card.
     
  4. PluCiorX New Member

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    unfortunately here in my city every shop is closed on Saturday, and ony of my friends have one... Maybe someone know specification for this connector so i can build my own adapter.
     
  5. wudz New Member

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    W1zzard, i have a Powercolor PCS HD 4850 512 MB, i was wondering, is it possible to edit its fan speed? as you would know, the fan has only 2 cables..
     
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    Finally i run my machine :], after one problem with my P5E3 ( Latest bios was necessary to run my C2D E8400 ) card is just amazing, I'm very happy with it.
     
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    I bought this card but temperature is not low , on idle 54c on full load reaches 80c even at %100 fan speed and fan speed is not quiet at %100 fan speed ! why is so hot :(
     
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    Hot? That's not hot. 100+°C is hot.

    If you want it cooler, lower the temperature inside your case.
     

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