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i'm seeing that most of the PSU only have 4 PCI-e connectors. do they have 6 psu connector, or how would you run 3 gtx's?
    
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According to the specs I would say it could run 4 cards, but not GTX's. The problem I see are not enough 6 pin PCIe connecters. I think you would need 6 total (2 per card)Check out the nVidia website. It lists other recommended PSU for 3 GTX's.

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According to the specs I would say yes. Check out the nVidia website. It lists other recommended PSU for 3 GTX's.

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thx for the info...but how does the connecotrs work. there are 4 pcie 6pin connectors, wouldn't you have to use 6 connectors for the video cards?
    
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thx for the info...but how does the connecotrs work. there are 4 pcie 6pin connectors, wouldn't you have to use 6 connectors for the video cards?
Yes I just noticed that and updated my original post.
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Yeah, I wouldn't go for anything less than 1kw for three GTXs.
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Those GTX's can pull 176 watts each.
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Also keep in mind that you'd want a PSU that has 6 6-pin PCIe power connectors, rather than 4.

Edit: This ought to do the trick:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256010
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NO that psu is so loud you will wanna hang yourself
    
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