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Alright, here... lets make it more simple and less argumentitive.

What PSU should I get to run Tri-SLI 580's.

http://canadacomputers.com/product_i...item_id=031935

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Is there a 100% chance that you will have three 580s?

Do you see what I'm getting at?
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If you want to SLI two GTX 590s, then you are going to need a high-end 1200W unit. That's all there is to it. You sound like there is a 100% chance that you will have two GTX 590s soon, so that's what I recommend.
What I'm saying is I WILL upgrade my video cards to two 580's or higher depending on the next gen video cards.

So if I'm going to upgrade my PSU now, I'm not planning on upgrading it again for 5-10 years.
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What I'm saying is I WILL upgrade my video cards to two 580's or higher depending on the next gen video cards.

So if I'm going to upgrade my PSU now, I'm not planning on upgrading it again for 5-10 years.
Yeah, but two 590s requires way more power than two 580s.

Realistically, all you need is a high-end 750-850W power supply and that's it.
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Yeah, but two 590s requires way more power than two 580s.

Realistically, all you need is a high-end 750-850W power supply and that's it.
So for 20$ more its not necessary to get 1000W PSU because its completely useless to have that much power?

BTW I hope you realize I'm talking fully overclocked to the tits CPU and video cards...
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So for 20$ more its not necessary to get 1000W PSU because its completely useless to have that much power?

BTW I hope you realize I'm talking fully overclocked to the tits CPU and video cards...
Just get the 1000kw, if you don't upgrade from SLI 570, you always have the option to add another and tri SLI should work on the Silent PRO, maybe not overclocked but would work providing you change the mobo for one that supports TRI SLI lol. If that's out of the question, then just save the $20 and get the other PSU.
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I just think it would be kind of silly to have a big ol' 1000W PSU in my case if I'm never going to take advantage of its capacity.
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I just think it would be kind of silly to have a big ol' 1000W PSU in my case if I'm never going to take advantage of its capacity.
Alright. I probable thing I may end up doing is Tri SLI 570's. Maybe that is a bit more realistic situation for you.

How much of a PSU would Tri SLI GTX 570's need?

I just did a power supply calculator for 3 GTX 570's and it came out to around 870ish watts. So would that mean the 1000W PSU would be good?

And I don't know if that is overclocking the GPU's
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I just think it would be kind of silly to have a big ol' 1000W PSU in my case if I'm never going to take advantage of its capacity.
sound like OP is unsure as to what he'll be running in the near future.


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Alright. I probable thing I may end up doing is Tri SLI 570's. Maybe that is a bit more realistic situation for you.

How much of a PSU would Tri SLI GTX 570's need?

I just did a power supply calculator for 3 GTX 570's and it came out to around 870ish watts. So would that mean the 1000W PSU would be good?

And I don't know if that is overclocking the GPU's
Like I said:

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Just get the 1000kw, if you don't upgrade from SLI 570, you always have the option to add another and tri SLI should work on the Silent PRO, maybe not overclocked but would work providing you change the mobo for one that supports TRI SLI lol. If that's out of the question, then just save the $20 and get the other PSU.

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sound like OP is unsure as to what he'll be running in the near future.
Its not the NEAR future. Thats the thing. Thats why I'm unsure. As for now I'm getting SLI 570's and a new PSU.

What I'm trying to avoid is when I want to upgrade my GPU's AFTER my SLI 570's I don't want to purchase another PSU again.

Does that make it a little more clear for you? If not I give up and don't know what else to say.

EDIT: So AFTER I upgrade my 570's I'm going to go BIGGER. More powerful, more POWER. So if a 850W is good for SLI 570's will it be good for tri sli 570's or possibly SLI of the next generation video cards. Possibly SLI 7000 radeon or gtx 670's (for example obviously )
Edited by hahysera - 10/14/11 at 6:36pm
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