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What might someone need 4 GTX 580s for?
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Why don't you buy a Nuclear Reactor with that money tree of yours. This way, you won't need to upgrade your PSU. Ever!!!
I would get one 1500W PSU per GPU, and an additional one for the rest of the machine. I would also make sure to put these PSU's in a water cooling loop, one loop per PSU.
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What might someone need 4 GTX 580s for?
In my case, nVidia Surround @ 5960x1200. 3x works pretty well, but 4x is icing on the cake. I'll be adding a fourth when the X79 boards come out...

Other than Surround, you may just be a total enthusiast, or a benchmark freak. You also may have a 120hz display and want 120fps in the most demanding games.
 
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post #44 of 72
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Originally Posted by Nexus6 View Post
A System's Engineer having a hard time using Google and searching for 4-Way 3GB GTX 580 SLi power consumption.......
The Groupies come out every where i post.

And its better to get actual experienced info from people on this forum than to search google
post #45 of 72
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Originally Posted by _CH_Skyline_ View Post
In my case, nVidia Surround @ 5960x1200. 3x works pretty well, but 4x is icing on the cake. I'll be adding a fourth when the X79 boards come out...

Other than Surround, you may just be a total enthusiast, or a benchmark freak. You also may have a 120hz display and want 120fps in the most demanding games.
This is more less the kinda guy i am!
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Wrong. Games don't pull anywhere near FurMark. And you're showing me 480's, not 580's. I helped a few people on their setups over eVGA (on this subject). And I'm running Quad 470's with a Westmere at 4.2, cards at 750 core under a decent 1.2kW unit. Using a few old WC kits I modded. Doesn't break a sweat. The reality is there, under RELIABLE sources (Guru3D and first hand). But not in those pointless YT vids.
Thank you Johnny!

I did think those vids were reliable anyway.

And neither did i think those people who posted them were very smart either.
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This is more less the kinda guy i am!
WOW you can say that again
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post #48 of 72
When I was benching 4 way sli 580s I was pulling a little over 1800W from the wall, factoring in 80% efficiency a 1500w psu would just fit the bill.
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Why don't you buy a Nuclear Reactor with that money tree of yours. This way, you won't need to upgrade your PSU. Ever!!!
Dude,
for somone that builds/Mods PC's, you must have a pretty Crappy job for you to be so jealous. IF your in IT, then stop crying and get your @ss overseas and work for the Department Of Defense.

Then youll have money to build whatever rig you want like me.

Geez!
post #50 of 72
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The Groupies come out every where i post.

And its better to get actual experienced info from people on this forum than to search google
But........you said in your other thread that we are not experts.
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