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omg,im desperate someone please help!!!
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be patient bud, no reason to bump a thread 4 5 times in 6 hours.

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Two stock GTX480 would draw ~520W in games so that means that you would have ~200W for the rest of your system..

It could work if you have a quality 750W PSU like Silverstone Strider 750,Corsair HX750 or equivalent..

But once you start OCing GTXs or run Furmark then your system yould probably crash,or PSU would tur itself OFF..


CHEERS..
On that note I would go for a quality 850w, Corsair, antec, seasonic, XFX and silverstone are ones to choose.
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be patient bud, no reason to bump a thread 4 5 times in 6 hours.



On that note I would go for a quality 850w, Corsair, antec, seasonic, XFX and silverstone are ones to choose.
my question now is if i hook up 1 480 to a spare 650w psu with 24 amps will it run it perfectly fine?
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what PSU is it? and are you saying tht you want to run 2 psu's?
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what PSU is it? and are you saying tht you want to run 2 psu's?
widetech (i think its a cheapo brand) and yea i want to run 2 psu's the 650w will only be powering 1 480
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widetech (i think its a cheapo brand) and yea i want to run 2 psu's the 650w will only be powering 1 480
Not a good idea. Cheap PSU = More prone to disasters
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Yes and No.

Yes 650 watts is fine if its a quality one with real continuous ~650 watts on the 12V rail.

No if you 650 watts is a generic or low brand which has only ~300 watts on the 12V rail.

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...alculator.html

In your case with a cheap psu... then NO...

Best bet is sell your GX750 and grab a quality 850 watt psu and you can easily do the SLI on one psu and make your system for efficient and you know your parts are safe with a quality psu.
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Not a good idea.
could you elaborate a bit more
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Yes and No.

Yes 650 watts is fine if its a quality one with real continuous ~650 watts on the 12V rail.

No if you 650 watts is a generic or low brand which has only ~300 watts on the 12V rail.

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...alculator.html
im looking at the psu right now,it says total output 600W and 26* amps on the 12v rail
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