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Basically I might bo going SLi with 2 G92 GTS's because I can get them quite cheap.
What is the recommended wattage for a PSU to handle Sli well?
Would 700W cut it?
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post #2 of 14
700 is fine, go for a Silverstone or PCP&C
 
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Well I have the OCZ Gamestream 700W which says its 'SLi Ready'
But I just wanted to make sure.
Cheers.
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post #4 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Willis1458 View Post
Well I have the OCZ Gamestream 700W which says its 'SLi Ready'
But I just wanted to make sure.
Cheers.
That's fine mate
 
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post #5 of 14
You may enjoy a modular PS as well; I have one and it makes cable management within your case much easier
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post #6 of 14
This is taken from EVGA's spec sheet on the G92 GTS.

Minimum 450 Watt for SLI mode system.
(Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 30 Amp Amps.)


Or you can run through nVidia recommended PSU list as a reference.

nVidia Link

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Originally Posted by Willis1458 View Post
Well I have the OCZ Gamestream 700W which says its 'SLi Ready'
But I just wanted to make sure.
Cheers.
Yeah that PSU is on the list.
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post #7 of 14
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Yeah I was thinking of going modular, but to be honest my cable management is good enough to stick with it.
Rep+
Nice info franz
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post #8 of 14

600W or even 500W is good.
This guy's Tri SLI setup with 8800 Ultras use no more than 560W.
1000W PSUs are overrated ;P

post #9 of 14
The one you have is plenty of power for your rig (more than 56A on 12v rails). If you want to get a new one, depending on your budget, $80 Corsair 550VX is good or a Silverstone DA650.
post #10 of 14
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Thanks.
Maxishine is insane ^_^
My PSU is fine thanks.
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