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8800GT SLI with Corsair 520HX?

post #1 of 8
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Hello,

Would a Corsair 520HX be able to handle two 8800GT's in SLI?

Thanks for the help!
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post #2 of 8
Yep it will work great. I have seen two GTS (640) on that PSU and those are power monsters so the GTs will be fine. Good luck!
    
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Thank you sir!
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post #4 of 8
its possible but i wouldnt do it
    
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post #5 of 8
The max output on the 12v rail is 480 watts and 40 amps.
That video card draws max 105 watts.
So that would really push that PSU with your system OC'ed
I would go for the 620HX
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post #6 of 8
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thanks for your input. I'm planning on going SLI if the price is reasonable. new mobo, another vid card, new power supply, new monitor = $$$
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WD 500 GB (Raid 0) Windows 7 64 bit Dual 22" Corsair 750W 
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post #7 of 8
The 520 will be FINE.
    
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post #8 of 8
I think it barely makes a cut.
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