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Isn't SLIng 470s + 2500K Overclock pushing a 750 PSU a bit too much for comfort?
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Originally Posted by Raptor_Jesus View Post
Isn't SLIng 470s + 2500K Overclock pushing a 750 PSU a bit too much for comfort?
nope. unless they are heavily overclocked.
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nope. unless they are heavily overclocked.
Yeah you're right. Proof in this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...own-470-a.html
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post #14 of 19
Comfort could be ~850w. But 750w can doo it.
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Yeah you're right. Proof in this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...own-470-a.html
I haven't had an issue, my CPU + GPU's are OC'd too.
post #16 of 19
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8 for SLI
1 for MSI 570

I truly appreciate everyone's input. I'm pricing some 470's now. I was worried about sli'ing in a midtower antec 900 (4xx are known for their heat) but i'll prolly give it a shot. I'll need to check the forums to see if it's all that important to have [I]identical[I] gpu's for a stable SLI build.

thanks again fellas
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post #17 of 19
I ran SLI 470s for quite some time in an Antec 300, which I'd imagine is even smaller. I had no heat issues. Cards ran great, however I gave the PSU and the card back to my friend. I still want another 470 though, the only thing that is holding me back is my 700W OCZ PSU.
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post #19 of 19
sli +1
the only drawback is that's it's not supported in some games, but that's quickly going the way of the dinosaur. and seeing as this is primarily for BF3 that's certainly not the case. I wouldn't blame you for skipping to the current gen of cards though. It's going to have to be done eventually.
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