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you CAN run gtx 480's and an OC'd proccessor on an HX850!

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lot's of people said no, but my sig rig, runs fine, i've even furmarked on it!

so that's the answer to everyone who said it wouldn't work, it does.
    
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doh.gif I'm tired of seeing people say that PSU can't SLI 480s.
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Cool story bro?

But seriously.. anyone that truly knows PSUs would have told you that it would work fine.
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Whoever said no is on crack. The HX 850 is stellar and will handle it with no sweat. Great
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Wuh? I'm confused
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yes i know, and look around this forum, so many different things, even the ultimate psu gurus weren't entirely sure, but hopefully this clears it up for anyone interested in it!
    
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dude that could even be handled on a good 650 watt PSU
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post #8 of 77
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Originally Posted by Slappa;13751192 
dude that could even be handled on a good 650 watt PSU

i doubt that, 850 fits the bill nicely. 750 phaederus said would be a bit risky, but still may work.
    
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post #9 of 77
Kinda depends on the entire system. I don't usually make suggestions on PSU requirements because the way I do the cooling eats up juice, right now with the rig folding on a 920 at 4.2Ghz & a single 480 the kill-a-watt shows 785w from the wall.
    
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post #10 of 77
ive been told by many people my 750 will handle 2 480s oced
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