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post #11 of 27
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Originally Posted by El_Capitan View Post
Case in point. As long as he's not going overboard on overclocking, he's fine.
What do you have plugged exactly into your meter, because your numbers are a bit too high.
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post #12 of 27
Im running overclocked gtx480's on that psu with a bunch of watercooling crap and my overclocked i7 and it works fine. You will be fine.
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post #13 of 27
yes that PSU will run a 1366 i7 and 2 GTX580's as long as you don't run furmark and prime at the same time, so i would say u could run 2 of those mid range cards fine.
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post #14 of 27
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Originally Posted by skatpex99 View Post
Im running overclocked gtx480's on that psu with a bunch of watercooling crap and my overclocked i7 and it works fine. You will be fine.
Just because you can...doesn't mean you should. Of course, with that said, a TX750 is in reality...a TX900.
Edited by jlells01 - 10/11/11 at 9:54pm
post #15 of 27
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I want to know if my sig rig PSU is enough to SLI these cards?
Absolutely. It's more than enough!

Guru3D.com was able to get their test system to pull 567W from the wall when they had two GTX 470s in SLI under full load in this test system (source). If I assume that their PSU was 85% efficient during this power draw (which is very likely), then that means the system pulled about 480W from the PSU. Guru3D.com also recommends adding 100-150W to account for the rest of the system because these tests are focused on the video cards. So that brings the total to about 630W.

Now, the TX750 is a 750W continuous-rated power supply which means that it has been designed to be able to continuously deliver 750W. So if your system were to pull 630W 24/7, then that would still leave 120W of headroom.

So, I personally guarantee you that you have enough power even for having two GTX 470s in SLI in your system. Even I have enough power for it with my HX650.

I don't care what anyone else says.
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post #16 of 27
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Ok now the dinger. Tri Sli? Yay or Nay on my PSU?
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post #17 of 27
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Ok now the dinger. Tri Sli? Yay or Nay on my PSU?
nay, least 900+ for tri
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Ahh thats what I thought. Ehhhh
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post #19 of 27
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Ok now the dinger. Tri Sli? Yay or Nay on my PSU?
No...lol.
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recommend me a PSU that would work. I don't want to spend a arm and a leg on a 1200w one though.
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