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is the MSi gtx 460 any good and will my psu support sli if i wanted another one


MSi GTX 460 Hawk?
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the GTX 460 is a great card for the low-mid budget. I have one personally myself and i can run pretty much anything on high settings at 1080p.
I cant say anything about your psu as i dont know its wattage, and i have never heard of that brand before.
but for a GTX 460 SLI setup, your looking to have a 600W minimum power supply.
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PC Power & Cooling is a seasonic

wrong they were there own brand way back when then they got bought out by ocz.

as for the OP a nice power supply would do.
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Your PSU should support sli 460s no problem.
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"The overhead shot reveals this power supply is based off of the SS-600ET platform. This platform is also known as the Seasonic S12II Bronze, which is available in a 520W and 620W. This unit's +12V capability allows it to fall right in between."
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story4&reid=263

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I've got two 460 Hawks and they're great. PC power & cooling MKIII series seem to be decent but you would want at least 600W for future SLI.
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Sorry to say
"The overhead shot reveals this power supply is based off of the SS-600ET platform. This platform is also known as the Seasonic S12II Bronze, which is available in a 520W and 620W. This unit's +12V capability allows it to fall right in between."
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story4&reid=263
under second pictures

in the end we are both right. i think we just got mixed up. pp p&c is now owned by OCZ and yes that unit is based on a seasonic S12-II power supply, albeit not as good of craftsmanship. but back on topic, i think you will need a minimum of a 650watt psu and more like a 750watt to slii the gtx 460's.
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PCPC is a good brand, it will support the 460s just fine assuming it's the 710watt version I'm thinking of. I believe even the 610watt would do it
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The hawks are great cards, the coolers are excellent, and they overclock quite well. For SLi I would say your current psu should be fine, if it is 610w it should be enough to cope, but to be on the safe side 650+ would be a better bet.
 
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