Originally Posted by Entropius
@ Sasha: I thought Nvidia was making a bunch of progress on shutting down unnecessary circuitry in high-end GPU's while not gaming to save on power? Does a 7700 really draw that much more power than a (say) 7300 while doodling in Notepad?
Sure, both nVidia and ATI have made huge progress over the last few years with mobile GPU's... but that's all reative to previous generation hardware. It wasn't long ago...