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Would this be a good one if that is the case? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817374025
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371050&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Power+Supplies-_-Antec-_-17371050

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139029

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151102

I'll let the PSU gurus chime in, but those 3 should be solid choices.
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Would this be a good one if that is the case? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817374025
That one is a good choice if you plan to add more stuff eventually or tri-sli or anything, otherwise look at the 3 that yanks posted.
    
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So I am taking it as my psu just dose not have the power for my cards, and that I do indeed need a new psu if I want to run with my two GTX 295s. sweet deal. Now I must ask why dose this psu I have even though it is a 1000watts and OEM not aboul to push the juice I need?
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What would be a good a mount of watts that i do need and what brands are good?
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What would be a good a mount of watts that i do need and what brands are good?

I would say a quality 850W PSU would work. From the looks of it, the PSU in your system is not quality. Antec, Corsair and Seasonic to name a few, are good brands.
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So I am taking it as my psu just dose not have the power for my cards, and that I do indeed need a new psu if I want to run with my two GTX 295s. sweet deal. Now I must ask why dose this psu I have even though it is a 1000watts and OEM not aboul to push the juice I need?
Crappy PSUs give the peak rating, it may be able to give you 1000 watts for a millisecond or two, but it would just start on fire if it had to do it for more than a second at a time. Good PSU brands will give you what it can do constantly, for hours at a time.
look http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies for some good ones. 900-1100 watts is probably what you're looking for.
    
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You do know that you could just get a 680 and have a much better overall experience, right?
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You do know that you could just get a 680 and have a much better overall experience, right?
I don't think OP wants to spend $400. Go over to the AMD forum and tell them all to buy hex-core Xeons and see how that goes, pal.
    
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your PSU might work for just one 295 for a little until heavy gaming but not in SLI. It doesn't have a very high amperage rating per rail and like others have said, it's an oem cheapo. Pick up a PSU in the 1000w range +/- for those power hungry 295's with either a high amp single rail or a high amps multirail.
     
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