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Old 12-15-2011, 03:57 PM   #27
Josie Wales
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I'm excited that we are finally seeing some leaks. I've been waiting for the 7's to get back on the Radeon bandwagon.


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Originally Posted by SSPrncVegeta View Post
The 300W TDP is for PCIe specification, but it gives you an idea of maximum watt usage at stock.
Correct and well stated. Most video cards are designed to use 75% (or less) of the maximum PCI-SIG power rating for each connector. The full load power draw would likely be closer to 225w.
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