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lol a 690 uses way less power then 2 lightning 680s..you apperantly dont know what your talking about.
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690 = 300 watt at stock
680 LTG = 170 watt at stock
    
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Everything in my signature (e.g,. monitors, speakers, etc.) is run from a single APC SMT2200 UPS. According to the UPS my load is 1000 watts (+/- 100 watts) when benchmarking. I'm currently running the card at the stock LN2 setting. You're fine with a 1000 watt PSU for two cards. Three are also fine unless you plan to push them hard. I plan to upgrade to a the newer Seasonic Platinum when it comes out but I run a lot of fans, a couple of pumps, etc.
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the tweak town review says it uses over 400 watts maxed out under load..for one card!!! they idle at 192..i have an 850 and i crash with high overclocks.but i have lots of goodies in my system..im upgrading to a 1000 asap.. after i can sell my sabertooth and get my mpower board. voltage meter allways tells the truth.this is no 690.these are 2 beast that need alot of power.
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the tweak town review says it uses over 400 watts maxed out under load..for one card!!! they idle at 192..i have an 850 and i crash with high overclocks.but i have lots of goodies in my system..im upgrading to a 1000 asap.. after i can sell my sabertooth and get my mpower board. voltage meter allways tells the truth.this is no 690.these are 2 beast that need alot of power.

over 400 watts?

That's including the whole system, including a 4.7Ghz 3960x:

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4791/msi_geforce_gtx_680_lightning_2gb_video_card_review/index3.html

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4791/msi_geforce_gtx_680_lightning_2gb_video_card_review/index17.html
    
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the tweak town review says it uses over 400 watts maxed out under load..for one card!!! they idle at 192..i have an 850 and i crash with high overclocks.but i have lots of goodies in my system..im upgrading to a 1000 asap.. after i can sell my sabertooth and get my mpower board. voltage meter allways tells the truth.this is no 690.these are 2 beast that need alot of power.

I took my findings from the spec of where I bought the card. I don't make it wrong or right. What I do know is, I had a 750W PSU and when I tried for some over volting of the cards (+140MV) on a 4.6Ghz CPU (1.34V), I got the RSOD. I invested in a 1050 XFX Black edition and no problems with +200MV.

I just did a bench and checked the wall readings with +150V on both cards and the CPU @ 4.6Ghz (1.34V) and results were spikes of over 860W with genraly around 810W usage. This includes 1 monitor and 2.1 speakers.
    
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hey fellows here is a treat...crysis 3 beta codes..it works im downloading in orgin right as we speak!!!!!!! go here asap

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323028/free-crysis-3-alpha-keys
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hey fellows here is a treat...crysis 3 beta codes..it works im downloading in orgin right as we speak!!!!!!! go here asap
http://www.overclock.net/t/1323028/free-crysis-3-alpha-keys

Top Man cheers smile.gif Now downloading.
    
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Got a pair of cable extensions for my lightning







Now I just need to get the Z77 Mpower board and the Mpower ram and my color scheme should be complete.
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its gpu hungry..my lightnings are on there knees on max settings.or just coded poorly like ususal
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