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post #1 of 19
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Ok so I was originally going to get the AX1200 for my new build in my sig but now i'm having second thoughts. Should I get the AX850 and wait for a really fast single GPU from Kepler and not do SLI or Tri SLI with my 570 Classified?

EDIT: I'm also going to be highly overclocking both the card and the cpu also.
Edited by xTweetyBird - 7/20/11 at 8:47am
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post #2 of 19
even with sli 570's the ax850 would be enough, they aren't exactly power hungry cards.

edit: considering my 750W was able to handle 3 5850's at 1Ghz and my i7 970 at 4.5 i would be surprised if the ax850 couldn't handle some little 570's
Edited by mr. biggums - 7/20/11 at 8:52am
post #3 of 19
The 850w will be plenty.
post #4 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mr. biggums View Post
even with sli 570's the ax850 would be enough, they aren't exactly power hungry cards.
I have the 570 Classified though.
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post #5 of 19
It should suffice even if you consider upgrading later.
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post #6 of 19
*Looks at my sig rig*

You'll be fine...
post #7 of 19
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Ok if I do go with 850 watt should I go with Corsair or SeaSonic?
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post #8 of 19
for sli definitley... for tri sli avoid furmark, and you are good to go
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post #9 of 19
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
*Looks at my sig rig*

You'll be fine...
Lol do you have any wattage left?
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post #10 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
for sli definitley... for tri sli avoid furmark, and you are good
Well I don't think i'm going to go Tri SLI, I might go SLI down the road but i'm only playing on 1 1080p monitor. That's why I said I might just wait for Kepler and get a really fast single GPU.
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