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post #11 of 48
For 4x GTX680's you would be fine with something like the AX1200.

Personally given the amount your willing to spend on GPU's i wouldn't rush into Quad SLI at present, see what is announced on May 15th by Nvidia.
 
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post #12 of 48
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Originally Posted by TurboMach1 View Post

of course its a serious question. if it doesnt have enough power connectors to run 4 cards, then how will it run.....4 cards?
everyone is quick to throw out an X wattage PSU required without actually stopping to check if the PSU has enough cables to even support said hardware.
There are such things as PCIe adapters as you might not know... also, the PSU in question has a modular panel capable of supporting 8x PCIe connectors... since it only comes with six of them, you only need to purchase another one from Ecomaster or just ask for it, most likely they'll send it for free wink.gif
post #13 of 48
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

For 4x GTX680's you would be fine with something like the AX1200.
He'll also be fine with what he already has.
post #14 of 48
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Originally Posted by Unoriginal Sin View Post

He'll also be fine with what he already has.

He has a custom watercooling, a ton of fans and a 3930K @ 4.8Ghz, with 4xGTX680's his PSU would be pushing full capacity. It isn't enough.
 
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post #15 of 48
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Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post

He has a custom watercooling, a ton of fans and a 3930K @ 4.8Ghz, with 4xGTX680's his PSU would be pushing full capacity. It isn't enough.
It is since he has a 1.1KW+ Bronze PSU rated at 950W for 80+ certification reasons wink.gif
post #16 of 48
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I'm really looking into this one now used from another member. Lepa 1600w, I like future proof and overkill, keep that in mind. Money is not a problem until I buy my Quad Sli biggrin.gif . Then I'll be poor.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817494006&Tpk=lepa%201600w
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post #17 of 48
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

I'm really looking into this one now used from another member. Lepa 1600w, I like future proof and overkill, keep that in mind. Money is not a problem until I buy my Quad Sli biggrin.gif . Then I'll be poor.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817494006&Tpk=lepa%201600w
That unit is in a league of its own... there's nothing comparable on the market at that output level, it's also the best thing to come out of Enermax in a while... it offers performance on the same level as Antec HCP 1200 or XFX Black Edition 1250/Seasonic X-1250... and it does that while providing 350/400W more continuous power.. there simply isn't anything comparable on the market right now.
post #18 of 48
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I know. I'm just worried about the Power Supply being a review test PSU.

I'm not sure if I'm better getting an enermax MaxRevo 1350w .

The Lepa is SO tempting, I have the money ready to buy it. What would you do, help me?

The Test PSU I'm about to buy had a damaged load testers but was repaired by a professionnal (the seller) . I trust the seller a lot though so I probably get it but I need your advice.
Edited by KaRLiToS - 5/5/12 at 1:14pm
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post #19 of 48
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

I know. I'm just worried about the Power Supply being a review test PSU.
I'm not sure if I'm better getting an enermax MaxRevo 1350w .
The Lepa is SO tempting, I have the money ready to buy it. What would you do, help me?
The Test PSU I'm about to buy had a damaged load testers but was repaired by a professionnal (the seller) . I trust the seller a lot though so I probably get it but I need your advice.
You misunderstood, the PSU damaged the reviewer's load tester due to it's ultra high output, the PSU had no issue apart from the pinched 5vSB wire(iirc) which was fixed by Wolf.... as to what would I do... from Wolf, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.
post #20 of 48
might i suggest my PSU, the max revo 1350w?

ax1200 is nice, but i had to rma 3 of them for having a high pitched squealing sound (not indicative to a pervasive problem but still), and its a single rail. Also, if you under use your PSU, you have efficiency gains over maxing out a PSU
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