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how many amps is requried to run 2 8800gts in SLI?
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Around 40 on 12v I would assume.
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and with your OC'd CPU i would get one with ~50A total
    
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Don't go by "Max Amps/Watts". You may have seen the test with a Quad Core, SLi 8800GTX's, 4 Hard Drives, 8 Fans, Water Cooling, and the rest on a 550w PSU.

Go with Quality over Quantity. Your best bet would be a stable 620-800w PSU from Corsair, Tagan, PC P&C, Silverstone, etc.
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so 36amps wont do it?
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(145+145)/12 = 24.2a for just the cards.
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