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550W PSU, enough for SLi?

post #1 of 15
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im currently running as in my sig.

so im wondering if my 550W PSU will be able to handle that, plus a 2nd BFG OC2.

if not, then i was looking at getting one of these:
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=CA-064-TT

ta for any help
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No.
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post #3 of 15
usually yes but in your case no.

EDIT: how many 12 volt rail amps actually?
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post #4 of 15
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3 12V outputs, if thats what you mean, otherwise, i actually am quite brainless on PSU's...
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post #5 of 15
Would that PSU be enough for an OC 3600+ and an 8800GTX?
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post #6 of 15
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which PSU, the one i have, or the one im upgrading to?
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post #7 of 15
The one you have.
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post #8 of 15
Check your 12 v rail, how much is there and how many times is it split up
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post #9 of 15
I would keep your Power Supply until you are going SLi. Once you go SLi I would get:

-SeaSonic S12-EP 650W
-OCZ GameXStream 700W
-PCP&C Silencer-750 (Quad)

Either of those power supplies could handle GTS SLi or an GTX with headroom for multiple Drives.

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post #10 of 15
go with the ocz 1000 watt psu i just order one...highly recommmended
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