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haha ill try not too. this is a brand new psu btw, i dont want to be selling it off unless i really need to, which i dont.
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could that psu handle dual GTX?
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could that psu handle dual GTX?
OP750? Yep. pretty easily.
    
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could that psu handle dual GTX?
Nope. You don't really want to push these PSU's to their absolute limit either. I'm sure you've heard of the rippling issue.

EDIT: NVM, thought you were talking about the OCZ 600.
    
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hmm...interesting. thanks for the help, chozart, ill consider that.
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Go with the gamexstream 700watt(that's what I have) or the new 850/1000 watt power supply units. You will be very good to go if you go with the more powerful supply units because if you plan to overclock or if you want a quad core processor you will need the extra power and voltage.
    
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i wont be getting another gamexstream, thats for sure. ive read jonnygurus reviews, and i got a lil scared about running this thing on full load.
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Now you understand why I strongly suggest that people don't buy them over other PSUs.
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Go with the gamexstream 700watt(that's what I have) or the new 850/1000 watt power supply units. You will be very good to go if you go with the more powerful supply units because if you plan to overclock or if you want a quad core processor you will need the extra power and voltage.
I'd pick the Silverstone OP/DA line over the GameXStream. Again, the 600W and 700W GameXstreams suffer from serious ripple on the 12V rails under heavy loads. Plus, I don't like multi-rail designs... single is a better solution in general.

There are several models in the OP/DA series, and their performance is very good:
OP750 $148.99 (750W, single 60A 12V rail)
DA750: $174.99 (identical to the OP750 but modular)
DA850 $229.99 (850W, 70A 12V rail, modular)
OP1000 $329.99 (1000W, 80A 12V rail)

And a DA1200 should be coming soon
    
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that 750watt psu seems like a good choice - how much do you think i could get for my gamexstream?
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