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How do you power two separate mobos? Are there two ATX power connectors on this PSU??
    
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How do you power two separate mobos? Are there two ATX power connectors on this PSU??
They most likely just spliced another connector on. Just to prove a point....
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Quad HD 2900XT + Barcalona + 4 Dimms of Ram + 8 Hard Drives + 4 Optical Drives = >1250W.

I will use a SeaSonic M12-700W Modular Power Supply Unit, which has like 85-87% efficiency, to power a Core 2 Duo and a 7900GTX. The maximum I will have will be 2 Optical Drives, 1 Hard Drive, 4GB of Ram, an 8800/8900/9x00GTX, and a modest overclock of like 2800MHz on my Core 2. I can't justify spending money on anything more than a PC Power & Cooling Silencer-750W or Turbo-Cool 1kW. You just won't need more than Quad PCi-Express 6-Pin connectors and all that wattage.

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When are the ATi bashers going to get here to say you could just about power a HD 2900XT??

I think for the majority of PC novice's that are getting in to overclocking, they will assume the higher the wattage the better. So I guess it is mainly marketing. What did people with 437W TEC's do before all these huge PSUs started coming out?
There are guides floating around here demonstrating the proper way to rig 2 or even 3 cheaper PSU's just for pelts...

While that power supply is indeed outrageous I do commend Coolermaster for their recent efforts and I suppose that if you had the rig that required it, this would be a killer deal.
    
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When are the ATi bashers going to get here to say you could just about power a HD 2900XT??
The reviews stopped them . It was either load or idle (I beleive load) that the HD 2900XT took less power.

Would be nice for people who don't want multiple power supplies for their huge pelts with a big water cooling system.
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post #16 of 17
Huge somethings...

First external GFX cards with car radiators hanging off them and a seperate PSU and now a PSU that could easily power four or five normal sized rigs...

Nice...it's like enzyte for nerds
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thats alot of wattage there you could power a small folding farm with 1 of those!!
    
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