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Can i run GTX 470 SLI? With a 700 WATT power supply on my Gaming RIG?!!

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I am an owner of a PC with the following components & i have got just delivered home, my second NVIDIA GTX 470 graphics card for Sli. The Question is if the CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) can handle it with my setup??

Mobo: MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 Military Class 2 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68)
Intel Core i7 2600K(s1155, 3,40GHz, 8MB)
Ram: Corrsair 2x4GBs 1600mhz 9-9-9-24 Corsair Vengeance (i will double the rams till next week so i have a total of 16gbs)
HDD: 1x1tbWD Caviar BLack, 1x160WD Caviar Blue, 1x500GB WD older HDD
SSD: (Ordered a Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD)
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 470 (sli to be with the new one)
Power Supply: CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
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Razer 
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post #2 of 5
Yep a 700W will be fine! Only reason i didn't go with a 650W in mine was because I wanted the modular design and it was an amazing price!
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Intel i7 2860QM AMD Radeon HD 6770M Corsair Vengence 1600MHz Samsung 840 Pro 256GB 
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Yeah should be fine smile.gif
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i5 2500K [5ghz 1.44v 24/7] Asus Maximus IV Extreme SLI GTX 460 @ 920/1840/4100 [1.11v] 4GB Dominator GT @ 2133mhz CL8 [1.65v] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel X25-M G2 80GB 3x Samsung F3 500GB RAID 0 EK Supreme HF Full Copper Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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LG42SL9500 42" 1080p [Surround Soon] XFX XXX Edition 650w Xigmatec Elysium JVC HA-RX700 [foam mod] 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel X25-M G2 80GB 3x Samsung F3 500GB RAID 0 EK Supreme HF Full Copper Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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LG42SL9500 42" 1080p [Surround Soon] XFX XXX Edition 650w Xigmatec Elysium JVC HA-RX700 [foam mod] 
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post #4 of 5
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Will see soon enough when i will test it, all of the opinions above appricied, some guys on other forums got me preety much worried about the capability of my power Supply, and my mobo was designed to work with high power supply.thumb.gif
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
Mouse Pad
Razer 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
Mouse Pad
Razer 
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post #5 of 5
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Ewerything works just fine for me, and I found out that the power supply has got 700 watt but max output is about 850 watts.smile.gif
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
Mouse Pad
Razer 
  hide details  
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Black Rose
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2600K MSI Z68A-GD65-G3 (s 1155 , DDR3 , Z68) GTX 470 Sli Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3-1600 Kit 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
CaviarBlue160GB,CaviarBlack1TB,RevoDrive50GB External LG blu-ray RW drive Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit LG W2363D 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra Flat CoolerMaster Silent Pro PSU (700W) CoolerMaster HAF 932 Advanced (RC-932-KKN5-GP) Logitech MX Black Point 
Mouse Pad
Razer 
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