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Yeah another one like this. Will a Corsair HX 520w be able to power an Antec 900, an E6420 Oc'd to 3-3.2 ghz and an 8800 GTS 320mb? I may get a second GTS in the future but I'm not too sure. Would it be able to power that system? I know a 620 is more future proof and all but really I don't plan on changing any parts other than a second GPU.

Thoughts? Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 12
Definately.
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post #3 of 12
Yes, however i wouldn't put a second GPU in it.
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Ya, you know those Antec cases are really power hungry...

I would get no less than 700W for dual 8800GTS cards, but that's up to you, I guess.
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Ya, you know those Antec cases are really power hungry...
Rofl, thats getting sigged!
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post #6 of 12
Many claim that a HX 520 can run dual GTS's and a quad core, so it will definitely be able to power your rig.
post #7 of 12
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Thanks, I think I'll go with the the 520W then.
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Ya, you know those Antec cases are really power hungry...
*****....PERFECT!
post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by calvin924597 View Post
Many claim that a HX 520 can run dual GTS's and a quad core, so it will definitely be able to power your rig.
CPU Magazine reviewed the 620W and was able to run 2-8800GTX's SLIed without any stability issues, although for a prolonged period of time, probably would not be a good idea!
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Are you kidding? The 620 watt version would not have any problem running 8800GTX SLI for as long as you wanted.
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