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You won't be able to do two with that board (unless you use the SLI hack), or with that PSU (need a good 750W unit to run 2 'stock' w/stock proc, and at least an good 850W unit to run two w/OC's along w/OC'd proc)

They are easy to OC, however they get quite hot and loud once you overvolt and overclock them on the reference cooler. Might be worth looking into an aftermarket cooler at some point if the noise is bugging you.
    
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You won't be able to do two with that board (unless you use the SLI hack), or with that PSU (need a good 750W unit to run 2 'stock' w/stock proc, and at least an good 850W unit to run two w/OC's along w/OC'd proc)
thought so... what's a good AMD board that supports the SLI for two 480's? really behind, haven't read much since this summer

thanks again

so probably around $300 if i sell my mobo, 5850, and psu and buy a better psu, mobo, and another 480?
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