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how many AMP's for 8600GT??

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How many amp's do I need on the 12 to run a 8600GT with no problems. Not in my sig rig, just for reference.
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You can read newegg or the companys website

Requirements:

- Minimum of a 350 Watt power supply.
(Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 22 Amp Amps.)

- Minimum 400 Watt for SLI mode system.
(Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 24 Amp Amps.)
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The ratings above are for all the rig, not only for the VID card.

Since it has a TDP of around 50W it should need for it only around 4-5Amps.

The HD2900XT needs 20Amps and it has a TDP of 225W, so for a quarter of the TDP, a quarter of power consumption.

Take it with a grain of salt, but it shouldn't be far off.
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how come sli mode only uses 2 more amps that using one card?
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