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PC Power & Cooling 850w - Enough power???

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Wanted to see if this will be enough power for a new build I have going with a QX6700 and a 8800GTX (possiably SLIed 8800GTXs) and watercooling or should I go upto around a 1k psu?

Thanks for any input
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oh yes, even a solid 600W could do it but that 850W will give you plenty of breathing room.
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It would be more than enough. I believe even their 750 watt is robust enough.
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Yea actually I should have went to there silencer 750w quad it's sli certified for dual gtxs, considering this 850w only has 2 pci-e connectors
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Yea actually I should have went to there silencer 750w quad it's sli certified for dual gtxs, considering this 850w only has 2 pci-e connectors
Mod it.
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Hmmm never modded a psu, how would I go about that?
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