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Just got dual GTX 460's and noticed that there would be a total of four 6 pins needed to power them....what kind of PSU would I need? Not sure what to buy on newegg.
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is it for your current rig? if so you can just get adapters if not whats your budget ?
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If your current PSU isn't enough, any good quality 650w unit will work. The Antec Truepower New 650 is usually a good choice (usually the best price), or the HX 650, the NZXT 650, Seasonic X 650, etc etc.
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To be safe, i'd say an 700 watt as it requires more than one GTX 580...

http://guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-sli-review/15

Even though overall system probably wouldn't reach 600 watts, just to be safe...
Most PSUs at this wattage will have at least 4x 6-pin connectors for the SLI...
And stick to good PSU manufacturers... Corsair, Antec, Thermaltake...
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Nah, it's for my folding rig. Just a couple fans, 2600k, CM V6 GT, and the two GTX 460's. Budget is preferably not over $170. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Chris13002 View Post
To be safe, i'd say an 700 watt as it requires more than one GTX 580...

http://guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-sli-review/15

Even though overall system probably wouldn't reach 600 watts, just to be safe...
Most PSUs at this wattage will have at least 4x 6-pin connectors for the SLI...
And stick to good PSU manufacturers... Corsair, Antec, Thermaltake...
No. Unless he's going for OC world records, his system will never use more than 500 watts. A 650 is PLENTY.

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Nah, it's for my folding rig. Just a couple fans, 2600k, CM V6 GT, and the two GTX 460's. Budget is preferably not over $170. Thanks!
Then any of the above. An overclocked quad + 2 460s use about 400-450 watts.

Side note: What happened to the Antec True Power New series? Can't find it on the 'egg?
Edited by pursuinginsanity - 7/18/11 at 10:16am
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Thanks for the suggestions. Repped.
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XFX Core Pro 650W is very good, but for a dedicated 24/7 folding rig I would go slightly higher.

For $95, $70 AMIR, you can get the Antec High Current Gamer 750W. You get that Delta build quality, decent performance (granted, a little worse), and extra wattage for not really any extra cost.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371049


On the side note, maybe the TruePower New are getting phased out for the upcoming semi-modular High Current Gamer Plus.
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