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Discussion in 'Buy/Sell/Trade/Giveaway Forum' started by nflesher87, Jun 27, 2007.

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    This video card does produce a good amount of heat, even with the decent all copper factory hsf that it comes with stock. I think a good aftermarket cooler is probably the way to go here. As I stated in a PM i think, I was able to push her to 650MHz core and 740MHz (1480MHz effective) memory with the stock cooler but the fan needs to be at 100% speed (kinda obvious...) and it sounds like a jet plane on a runway (well, not quite that bad but you get the idea). The great thing about the X1650XT is that its low power, single slot, no need for additional power via 6/8 pin and it's on par and in most cases, better than a Geforce 7600GT.

    As far as the hard drive, it'll come freshly formatted (NTFS) and in an anti-static bag. It's SATA2 capable but I think you have to go to Hitachi's website and dl a small utility thats needed to set the HD in SATA2 mode. I believe it comes default at SATA150. I could be wrong and you might not have to do anything as I haven't used the hard drive in months and can not remember if I needed to do that or not. Anyhow, it's no big deal and a simple operation to perform if it is indeed needed.
     
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    Why would you have any IDE cables? You plug that bridge chip directly into your hardware. It's a pretty snug fit, so it looks like it's a part of your drive. :)
     
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    Sounds good sovereign

    oh ok it looked like the IDE cable plugged into that, either way like I said it'd barely be a savings so I might as well go with an actual SATA one :)
     
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    Just want to let you know that your hardware has already shipped! I see USPS still hasn't updated the tracking number as of yet! :wtf:

    If you ever get your hands on a better video card and want to part with the one you bought from me, just shoot me a PM as I may want it back again someday! :D
     

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