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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by Salue View Post

so i should just buy the GTX 580

and don't use it until i buy another PSU ?

Great idea, get the card since it is cheap and set up your sli after you upgrade that PSU smile.gif
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post #12 of 25
I wouldn't hesitate to run both those cards on the PSU. It's not a great PSU, but it's not going to melt down if he does use it. It will handle them fine.

I would overclock that CPU and leave the cards stock though.
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What is so bad about that PSU? I always thought coolermaster made quality products?
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post #14 of 25
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Originally Posted by jonespwns View Post

What is so bad about that PSU? I always thought coolermaster made quality products?

+1 for that

maybe ti's because they had bad experience with them
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post #15 of 25
Perhaps get a Rosewill Capstone 750 watt?
     
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post #16 of 25
That PSU is reallly bad I mean really bad, I've got one as I thought it was a good bundle with my HAF X, biggest waste of £30 ever. I was scared to run my single 6870 on it never mind 2 GTX580s lol. If its at a good price, buy it then keep it until you get a new PSU.
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jsut wanted to state this out

the gpu's that went on this PSU are

6870

6995 or something like that

and 5970

and gts 450

and GTX 580
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post #18 of 25

Re: [DT] TSMC gives priority to Nvidia for 28nm capacity

Go for it , you're going to be absolutely fine , i was running two 480's on a 750w psu and that cm is a good psu so no worries mate.

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post #19 of 25
One thing i wouldn't do is run furmark or stress it with some crazy benchmarks a lot , other than that you're fine have fun with your SLI. :thumbup:

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post #20 of 25
That power supply is definitely not the greatest, but it's far from the worst.
It should easily be able to handle 2 580's, however with its poor ripple suppression I, personally, wouldn't do any overclocking on it.

So bottom line, get the 580, install it, don't overclock until you get a better power supply.

Note: Quality power supplies are Seasonic, most Corsairs, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling (most are built by Seasonic), and some Antec units.
There are other quality units by other manufacturers, but definitely do your research before buying a brand you've never heard of before.
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