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post #11 of 42
That's the problem I had. Check the watts on the 12v rails make sure they're around 550-600, but I wouldn't want to have a weaker PSU than that...
 
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a 750 watt should be enough since each gtx 470 is about 200-225 watts + 200 watts for a cpu with an OC leaves 150 watts for everything else.
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post #13 of 42
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This review says there is 170W max power on the 3.3V and 5V rail and 744W max power on the 12V rails.
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you should be fine with that psu and 2 cards
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post #15 of 42
I have 2 470's OC to 850 on air with i5 2500k at 4.3GHZ on a corsair 750. you will be fine. My only gripe is the amount of vram and the temps near 87c with custom fan profile. The performance you get out of them on the other hand is a force to be reckoned with they perform near 2x 570 levels once overclocked.
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470 sli for that cheap??? i thot that was a typo rofl. excellent deal then GO FOR IT thumb.gif
    
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post #17 of 42
2 overclocked 470s will yield 590 results. you'll be fine for a while.
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Originally Posted by Warweo View Post

Pretty much the 560ti 448 SLI biggrin.gif

If you are planning to do any kind of config with the 560 ti 448 core please keep in mind that the 560 ti 448 core is a gtx 570 with 32 cores disabled. So just buy a gtx 570. DC U II 560 Ti's are great, I'd sli those over gtx 470's (not worth investing in a gpu generation two generations behind the current release).
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I'm running 2 Overclocked 470s, a highly overclocked i7 950, 12 gb RAM an SSD, 4 hard drives and a sound card all on a 750w Corsair. You should be fine. I'm running 1920x1200 BF3 ALMOST max. I say almost because everything is ultra but the stuttering at 4x AA is just too bad with only 1280mb vRAM. I really want Kepler frown.gif
    
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I'm running 2 Overclocked 470s, a highly overclocked i7 950, 12 gb RAM an SSD, 4 hard drives and a sound card all on a 750w Corsair. You should be fine. I'm running 1920x1200 BF3 ALMOST max. I say almost because everything is ultra but the stuttering at 4x AA is just too bad with only 1280mb vRAM. I really want Kepler frown.gif

try running realware bf3 settings editor along with the fxaa injector mod. It has helped me get everything to ultra with 4x AA and still get amazing fps.
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