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414

Test System

Another Wrong side?'
http://techreport.com/articles.x/20043/2
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414
Test System
Another Wrong side?'
http://techreport.com/articles.x/20043/2

they were using left 4 dead to load the GPU. i know for a fact that Left 4 dead is not a good example of hard gaming.
post #13 of 35
I've been running SLI GTX580 over 6 months now, and it's running perfectly with a QUALITY 750w PSU.

That's the key, get a high quality 750w PSU or higher and you're all set.
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LL

I will be SLI by the end of the week most likely on my 750w too. That is lowfiwhiteguy's post from the real world power consumption thread.
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post #15 of 35
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650w can run 580GTX SLI rolleyes.gif
700

I have never ever heard anyone suggest anything less than a 900w for SLI 580s.
post #16 of 35
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I have never ever heard anyone suggest anything less than a 900w for SLI 580s.

A good 750w on a SB platform is going to be fine, I don't recommend it per se, just people that already have X750's I say don't worry about buying a new PSU more or less.
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post #17 of 35
Not really sure what's the total power consumption of your rig but I'm running ;

2550K @ 5ghz
1 x 128gb M4 SSD
2 x 500gb WD blue
Optical DVDRW
H100 cooler
4 case fans
GTX 580

= 330~350W playing BF3 for hours.

This information is coming out from a Kill-a-watt device.

Feel free to comments on this;


Now, I'm using a Corsair HX850 just so you know so a good 650W psu should handle it so easy.
post #18 of 35
I'm planning on getting a 580 here hopefully with my 600w PSU....42amps @ 12v rails

4.5GHz OC'ed i5-2500k too. I heard it'll be a piece of cake to run the card. I've read reviews, max load for the GPU alone is around 280w.
post #19 of 35
I know you can run two stock 580s and a stock 2600K on say for eg. Corsair TX650. I've ran two gtx480s and a 990x off of a Kingwin Platinum 550w (45.5amps/12vr rail) for a couple weeks and all was fine. The 480s were pretty much stock, while the 990x was at 4.6GHz or so. It's not something I'd recommend though, could hurt the psu in the long run even though that's the best 550w psu on the market.

I'd recommend a good 750w minimum and a good 850w if you want to OC really high on two-way sli 580s.
    
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post #20 of 35
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I'm planning on getting a 580 here hopefully with my 600w PSU....42amps @ 12v rails
4.5GHz OC'ed i5-2500k too. I heard it'll be a piece of cake to run the card. I've read reviews, max load for the GPU alone is around 280w.

No. You won't be able to. Don't try. Xigmatek 600w is garb. I've gone through 2 of them for a side rig that didn't even draw many watts.
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