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What Power supply do I need to run SLI?

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I just moved into a new house and had to give up my game room, as my new place is smaller. My wife won't have room for PC so I'm going to use her video card and run sli in my system. What power supply do you guys recommend I get to run both of these cards. BTW I'm kind of on a low budget right now. The cards I will be running in SLI are a 2 MSI Lightning GTX 580. 1 is the 3Gig and the other 1.5Gig. currently just have a corsair 750 in my rig right now. Also this will be used for my Second Intel Rig card is being pulled from my First Rig.
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i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
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1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
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Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
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My First Intel
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My Second Intel
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
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Crucial m4 128GB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SAT... Corsair Hydro Series H80  Win 7 X64 Cooler Master 932 
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post #2 of 4
750 watts can do it with room to spare

Just dont buy a Corsair CX750
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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So ill be good to go with my Corsair TX 750 I have. Great smile.gif I haven't had the chance to unpack my rig yet. Just wasn't sure if I would need more power. Thanks again
My First Intel
(13 items)
 
My Second Intel
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSCase
Crucial m4 128GB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SAT... Corsair Hydro Series H80  Win 7 X64 Cooler Master 932 
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My First Intel
(13 items)
 
My Second Intel
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k 4.5@ 1.32v Asus P8Z68-V Pro MSI GTX 580 Lightning Corsair Vengeance (2x4gb) 1600mhz @ 9-9-9-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1TB Black Cavier LG Blu Ray Windows 7 X64 Ultimate Asus VG278H 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair TX750 HAF 932 Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SAT... MSI GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) N580GTX Lightning X... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
Hard DriveCoolingOSCase
Crucial m4 128GB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SAT... Corsair Hydro Series H80  Win 7 X64 Cooler Master 932 
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Originally Posted by pest1lence View Post

So ill be good to go with my Corsair TX 750 I have. Great smile.gif I haven't had the chance to unpack my rig yet. Just wasn't sure if I would need more power. Thanks again

Which of the TX is it there are like 5 or 6 versions of the TX by now
Seravee
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Seravee
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming Gigabyte GTX 970 G1 Gaming Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD30EZRX  WD Green WD40EZRX  WD Green WD60EZRX  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  LG CH12NS30 5x Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone XTD Laser Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioOtherOther
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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