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Greetings everyone! I'm currently building a system and am in need of some advice for power consumption. My build is as follows:

Motherboard: eVGA x58 SLI LE
Processor: i7 920
RAM: 2x4GB 1600Mhz G.Skill Ripjaws
Video Card: 2x PNY 465 GTX
Hard Drives: 1x Corsair Force 90GB SSD, 1x WD Caviar Green 2TB HDD
Cooling: XSPC RASA 750, 1x 140mm fan, 2x 120mm fan
Power Supply: ULTRA X3 800W

Before anyone interjects: I purchased the motherboard and power supply quite a while ago with the intent to build a system but have just recently acquired the funds. Judging by a lot of reviews, I've concluded that it's not necessary to upgrade to Sandy Bridge.

Anyhow, I plan on overclocking the 920 on water at first, and purchasing additional blocks to overclock the 465's in the future. Is 800W enough for an overclocked 920 and 2x 465 GTX on load?
Edited by M0rbidDeath - 7/18/11 at 9:03pm
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post #2 of 7
Yes, it'll be plenty.
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post #3 of 7
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the reply. Can anyone else confirm this?
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post #4 of 7
Haha if you really need someone too then yes. I originally had my i7 930 with 2 GTX 465's on a 750watt Corsair. You'll be fine.
    
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post #5 of 7
800 watt will be plenty
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Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone!
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post #7 of 7
To parrot everyone else, you're fine.
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