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Seriously? a lot of people on another forum say I need at least a 650W, even a 700W. Or else my PSU will fail badly. :/

Plus everything is overclocked, including the two GFX cards.
No it'll be fine.

The green is pretty decent, my 650w handles my gpu's like a champ maxed overclocked. I probably could even get away with a quality 550w PSU.
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Oh wow, and so many people saying I'll need a much higher wattage. Just hope you guys are right.
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post #13 of 56
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Oh wow, and so many people saying I'll need a much higher wattage. Just hope you guys are right.
Check this if you want.

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...alculator.html
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Oh wow, and so many people saying I'll need a much higher wattage. Just hope you guys are right.
well just take a look at my rig and see what im running lol

Watercooling - 6fans in push/pull with an extra 3 case fans and 2 80mm fans modded on my gpu's.
2 fan controller's.
2 optical drives.
4 hdd's.
1 ssd.
cpu overclocked to 5.1ghz.
gpu's both overclocked to 920 (taken it as far as 970core)

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post #15 of 56
I have two 470s with a healthy overclock and a 5GHz 2600, in folding I draw exactly 700w from the wall, which I think translates into about 600w component use, the rest going towards inefficiency. You'll be fine with a 630, considering its output is actually 630w.
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post #16 of 56
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Woah. In the thread it says it requires 900w as BASE for 460 sli

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post #17 of 56
That small of an overclock, you'll be fine. I have a lot of experience with the GTX 460 GB's in SLI, you'll be ok unless you want to overclock to it's max potential.
Edited by El_Capitan - 10/9/11 at 5:02pm
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post #18 of 56
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Woah. In the thread it says it requires 900w as BASE for 460 sli

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That's a single card that has two gpu's (GTX460 2WIN).

This is the one you should look at:

Class 3 (125-200W)
GTX560Ti, GTX560, GTX460, GTX275, GTX260, 9800GTX+, 9800GTX, 8800 Ultra, 8800GTX, 8800GTS 512, HD6950, HD6870, HD5870, HD5850, HD5830, HD4890, HD4870, HD3870 = 650W



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That small of an overclock, you'll be fine. I have a lot of experience with the GTX 460 GB's in SLI, you'll be ok unless you want to overclock to it's max potential.
What would you class as a max overclock?
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http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...l#post15210896

If you go further back in the thread, you'll find some wattage measurements with my set-ups.
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post #20 of 56
I've read the thread, and you good to go with a nice OC on yor cards to boot.

Look at my sig, two 480s @ 750core with a 550w Kingwin.

Ofcourse this little bugger is a sleeper.
    
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