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post #11 of 21
Corsair 650w
or tx750 if you want better cables
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post #12 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
Adapters are unsightly and most people on OCN use there molex for case fans. Also, drawing so much power from molex can make them melt.

Yes, it's happened to me.
I wasn't aware of that, honestly... I really thought molex could withstand such temperatures, since many graphics cards include them in the packaging ..
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post #13 of 21
My GTX460 included one, and it has 2 6 pin connectors. They will work, at stock speeds, but they are ugly, and not always up to the job long term, as molex cabling isn't always strong enough to carry that load.
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post #14 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by allikat View Post
My GTX460 included one, and it has 2 6 pin connectors. They will work, at stock speeds, but they are ugly, and not always up to the job long term, as molex cabling isn't always strong enough to carry that load.
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post #15 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlPh4Kil1 View Post
750W is enough for a pair of SLI 460's with headroom for more upgrades
and GTX 460 SLI would probably only need minimum 550W

this

528 will be max load

add 30% per PS makers recommendation brings you to 686.4

750 will be great even a 650 would work

This is a pretty tight unit here

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151087

Best of luck
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post #16 of 21
750w is more than enough, and then some. I'm running a 750w PSU on my sig rig and it's way too overkill. But i still like it, and not that i had any other option.
Edited by Starbomba - 4/30/11 at 6:14am
   
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post #17 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Witchdoctor View Post
this

528 will be max load

add 30% per PS makers recommendation brings you to 686.4

750 will be great even a 650 would work

This is a pretty tight unit here

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151087

Best of luck
Looks like I'll be going with your choice! I read about that one and Corsairs version and they're pretty much the same PSU, but the Seasonic one is cheaper. Thanks for all the input guys! It's greatly appreciated.
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post #18 of 21
here's a list of all the gpus, power requirements with different gpus with 1, 2, 3 or 4 gpus and the connector requirements
http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm
post #19 of 21
my sig rig runs off of 650w BFG.. really crappy psu i guess... but does work
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post #20 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spooony View Post
here's a list of all the gpus, power requirements with different gpus with 1, 2, 3 or 4 gpus and the connector requirements
http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm
That's amazing! Thanks so much
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