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Is a thermaltake tx 750 enough for GTX 480 SLI?

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Im getting a gtx 480 today and i was planing on getting another one sometime in the furture. And my question is, will i be able to run two off a single tx750?

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I had two 480's running on a Seasonic 750 watt power supply for quite a long time. Never had any issues.
The TX 750 should be fine when you decide to get another 480.

Congrats on getting the first 480, they are still great cards.
    
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I can't guarantee it will work. Some people have been able to get away with 750 others have burned multiple ones up until just going the 1k watt route.
    
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Originally Posted by patrickrussell View Post

I can't guarantee it will work. Some people have been able to get away with 750 others have burned multiple ones up until just going the 1k watt route.
I think it depends a lot on the quality of the psu, I know that the Seasonic 750w. was one of the best so I got by with it no problem.
I have to say that I feel a lot more confident running my current 1250w. psu now though:D
Very nice rig there, by the way.
What psu are you running with the 480's? Edit: I just spotted it in your specs, a Kingswin 1220w.thumb.gif
Edited by DerComissar - 5/5/12 at 7:39pm
    
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post

I think it depends a lot on the quality of the psu, I know that the Seasonic 750w. was one of the best so I got by with it no problem.
I have to say that I feel a lot more confident running my current 1250w. psu now though:D
Very nice rig there, by the way.
What psu are you running with the 480's? Edit: I just spotted it in your specs, a Kingswin 1220w.thumb.gif

Actually that's the wrong psu... Mine is the 1k watt version. Ha I'll have to fix that!
    
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yeah i personally run sli 480 SC edition and i would not recommend running it at 750W it is possible i have seen it be done but it is borderline to not working. However, this is just my opinion and also i love my cards i hope you love yours as much as i love mine
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idk..I have a tr2-800 ..it ran 2 5800 cards with a heavy overclock fine..
 
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A quality 750 will be fine...the tx750 should work quite well for you. I would how suggest to not run furmark on it with both GPUs overclocked. lol.
 
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Nvidia says 850 Watt MIN for 480's in sli according to their SLI site.
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I had a cooler master 750W and I was running 1090T @ 4.0GHz and 5970 @ 970/1200 mhz. So I would assume that 750W for two 480GTX would run just fine.
    
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