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build starts NOW!!! i want it built in 5min!! I will check back in 5min if its not done by then you owe me one of those 580s!!

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seriously..build it now!!! and im soo jellous!! I cant even afford 1 580 let alone 2 lightnings, i7 2600K, Sabertooth P67, Intel 320 160GB SSD, Corsair 600T white,corsair H60,corsair AX850, fans, and vengance ram!! lol (sponsored by corsair?? lol)
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3 MSI 580 Lightnings is better then 1. You lose.

And an H60? Really? You spend a grand on video cards and get a mediocre HS?
Edited by trentiles - 6/20/11 at 9:03am
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<Editing my message out because people will just keep side tracking instead of focusing on his build.>

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Originally Posted by trentiles View Post
3 MSI 580 Lightnings is better then 1. You lose.

And an H60? Really? You spend a grand on video cards and get a mediocre HS?
He probably spent $600 for both cards due to that recent pricing error.

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Originally Posted by mental.patient View Post
Meh
Rude much?
Edited by Murlocke - 6/20/11 at 10:07am
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What a very similar build to mine...I also started off with 2 lightnings and ended up selling one...
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Phaedrus and Tator Tot have both assured me that the AX850 will be more than enough for SLI 580 Lightnings....
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850 Really should be fine, but there is far to much talking in this thread and not nearly enough pictures... gogogo!
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To the guy who said "meh"...

You have a 5770 and that's all you can say when you see two 580s?

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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I don't think 850W will be enough. My build with a single GTX 580 is pulling 820W in the Witcher 2 with my i7 920 at 4.2GHz. My UPS tells me exactly what it's pulling...
It can. I had two in my system once it it ran beautifully even when overclocked.
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Phaedrus and Tator Tot have both assured me that the AX850 will be more than enough for SLI 580 Lightnings....
it is more then enough. people seem to think that if you have 2 GTX580s you have to have a 1.2jiggwatt flux capacitor to power your machine. you have an excellent PSU that will power your entire rig and still have room to add more drives and what nots.
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