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i've asked about power supplies and potential SLI with ones im concerned about but as you can see by my Sig Rig(which is what is finalized and will be purchasing in the next 24-48 hours but will make changes if required).

i've got a Antec EarthWatt EA750 and im gonna be running 2 EVGA 460 SSC's on it as you all know they are very overclocked which in turns uses more wattage soo before i make this purchase i wanna get a 3rd and final reassurance that i won't end up starving the system causing issues and i know about the bottle neck i may have with my proccessor not being overclocked with the 2 460's but i'll need to wait on it till i can get the money for the Hyper 212+.

also to 750 may be a bit much but givin they are overhauled on overclocking i can't be so sure specially when it's the only computer im gonna be having for a long time......


i do apologize for any inconvenience that may of been in asking for a 3rd time, but like the woodshop saying goes "measure twice,cut once"
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I'm running two (overclocked) GTX 570s, with an i7 970 @ 4.4 Ghz on a 750W Corsair, and have never issued a PSU issue.

The Antc EarthWatt EA750 is also a good PSU. It will handle the two overclocked EVGA 460s very easily, and comfortably. Have no doubt. And enjoy your SLI.

You'll find that many review sites will recommend overkill PSUs to cover their own necks.
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750W is perfect for that setup. Enjoy and don't worry.
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you will be absolutely fine with that psu. 750watt will be more than enough for your system. The review at jonnyguru suggests that this psu suffers from high 12v ripples under heavy load. But your setup will hardly ever test the psu that way, so you are fine.
    
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thanky thanky

i don't have much plans for upgrading till the 560 or 570's get to around the 150 mark (which will be a cold day in hell for me), i've read about the ripple and thats what cause alittle concern (the high ripples in a Power supply with a unstable Breaker box in the basement is not good outcome but make for a great show) with the 460's being near max overclock and such and then the overclocking of the CPU on top of it later.
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i've asked about power supplies and potential SLI with ones im concerned about but as you can see by my Sig Rig(which is what is finalized and will be purchasing in the next 24-48 hours but will make changes if required).

i've got a Antec EarthWatt EA750 and im gonna be running 2 EVGA 460 SSC's on it as you all know they are very overclocked which in turns uses more wattage soo before i make this purchase i wanna get a 3rd and final reassurance that i won't end up starving the system causing issues and i know about the bottle neck i may have with my proccessor not being overclocked with the 2 460's but i'll need to wait on it till i can get the money for the Hyper 212+.

also to 750 may be a bit much but givin they are overhauled on overclocking i can't be so sure specially when it's the only computer im gonna be having for a long time......


i do apologize for any inconvenience that may of been in asking for a 3rd time, but like the woodshop saying goes "measure twice,cut once"
Im running two overclocked gtx 570's with my cpu overclocked to 4.7ghz. I fold on all three all the time with absolutely no problems. a quality 750 watt psu would be almost overkill for your doing. You could probably get by with a quality 600-650watt psu. I would still go with the 750 watt for the extra head room and potential for future upgrades.

But have no worries, your power supply is more than enough.
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