[jhb_airlines] Re: Graphics Cards

  • From: "Wilding, Colin" <cwilding@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 13:04:46 -0000

No doubt it has to be fixed to an outside wall rather like an air-con unit!!!! 



Colin Wilding

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From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andy Berry
Sent: 15 November 2006 13:01
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Graphics Cards

For those wanting the 'ultimate' in power - 1000w! 
http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?ene-1000&P=4

Andy


Alex - Reheat.org wrote:
> Hi Gerry,
>
> I think that is something left over from one of the beta drivers, I 
> remember something about it a while back on a forum as I had the same 
> thing. I re-downloaded the latest drivers and annoying message has now 
> gone.
>
> Its true FSX has no SLI support however I'm not quite sure I'm ready 
> to move to SLI yet as all the people I know who have it running don't 
> get vastly different results for the vastly different pricetags. I 
> think single GPU is probably the way to go.
>
> One thing that is very obvious these days is loads of new components 
> need excessive amounts of power available to them, PSU's have always 
> been ignored by all but the hardcore gamers. I think very soon this 
> will change. If anyone is thinking of upgrading then novatech 
> currently have a 600watt model for sale at only 19GBP
>
> Although for anyone seriously thinking about a new graphics card soon 
> I would highly recommend this one, I put it in all the PC's I build 
> for people, its silent and powerful and I've never had one go wrong yet.
>
> http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?HYP-4K580
>
>
> All the best,
>
> Alex
>
> Gerry Winskill wrote:
>> There isn't and, though it is probably of benefit to FS, the 8800 
>> series' processor is designed with SLI in mind.
>>
>> SLI has intoduced another irritant; a popup message. Whenever my FS 
>> machine boots up I'm warned that sicne I only have one graphics card 
>> SLI has been disabled. My mobo only has one PCI-Express x 16 slot, so 
>> it should know I can't run SLI. So, what sends me the message?
>>
>> Gerry Winskill
>>
>>
>>
>> Bones wrote:
>>
>>> I thought there was no SLI support in FSX?
>>>
>>> bones
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>> [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of franklyn 
>>> fisher
>>> Sent: 14 November 2006 22:14
>>> To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Graphics Cards
>>>
>>>
>>> Wonder what it would be like in SLI mode??
>>> Frank
>>>
>>>
>>> Alex - Reheat.org wrote:
>>>  
>>>
>>>> Hello Gerry,
>>>>
>>>> Haven't got one myself (yet ;) ) but I installed one on monday, a 
>>>> 8800GTX no less (under 400 pounds from dabs)
>>>>
>>>> All I will say is that Its STUNNING, I've been looking at 
>>>> comparison charts, the 6600GT gives 92 million vertices's a second, 
>>>> the the 8800GTX gives 3.6BILLION.
>>>> In FSX with 3 IRIS F-14 Tomcats on screen FPS was 18 with the 
>>>> 6600GT, with the 8800GTX it was 45 with 6 tomcats on screen.
>>>>
>>>> BUT you need AT LEAST 600 Watts coming out of your PSU, 2 free IDE 
>>>> sockets and plenty of cooling power. But boy is it a beast ;) oh 
>>>> and 1gb of ram too, it uses it as swap storage or summat!
>>>>
>>>> Alex
>>>>
>>>> Gerry Winskill wrote:
>>>>   
>>>>> I see the nVidia 8800 series is now out.
>>>>> Anyone ordered it, at a smidgeon under £500?
>>>>>
>>>>> Gerry Winskill
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>     
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>
>>
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>





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