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I bought myself a Silverstone Strider ST50F-P 500W PSU a while back to run in a mini itx rig with a single GTX 680 and a 4670k. The machine runs like a top, but i've since moved back to ATX and have been interested in getting myself a second 680 as soon as the 880s come out in hopes of a price drop. Will this 500W PSU handle it? I'm thinking no, but it doesn't hurt to ask from some of the PSU experts on there.

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ummmm its 195W card according to http://www.techarp.com/article/Desktop_GPU_Comparison/nvidia_f8x2jdj2784h2mknxgskdhq234n2_4_big.png

soo thats roughly 400W, you CPU is round 85W (this is at stock of course). The motherboard is probably another 50W , and chuck in another 50W-100W for drives/fans (assuming at least a couple of drives and fans).

It would run it idle, but I think it would cut out at full load. it's just too neat to do it. you're looking at 600W to be comfortable, 650W-700W for decent overclocks.
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You could run two GTX 680 cards on that PSU, But you would have almost zero headroom left which the PSU should be able to handle it just wont do it for very long.

So yes you can but its not something you should do
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