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post #1 of 11
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I'm going to be running SLI w/ 2 G80 8800GTS's in my media center / gaming computer and I think I am going to need a new powersupply because my 500W 2x18amp isn't enough.

I am looking at this thermaltake unit that is 700W with 4x18amp rails. That should be good enough for SLI, 1 hard drive and a dual core opteron.

I see good reviews for it on newegg and was just wondering if it was any good.
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post #2 of 11
You should be just fine man; the one on my sig is SLI Ready as well.
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post #3 of 11
About 43A on 12v rails. It should be fine for your SLI rig. On another note, at that price, you can have a Corsair 750TX. You don't need it but it is a good price.
post #4 of 11
used that to power my older 640mb GTS's, youll be fine
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post #5 of 11
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Cool, thanks for your help guys.
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post #6 of 11
I will be fine but try and get a better quality, single rail and low noise one such as

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006 corasir 750TX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703009 PC P&C 750w
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256017 DA750
post #7 of 11
You can get the Corsair 750 TX here for $10 cheaper if you use google checkout and if they still have the google checkout special going at buy.com which was $20 off on $80+ purchase it's only $95.

http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html
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post #8 of 11
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The Corsair looks like a nice unit but I was kind of interested in the modular ability of the Thermaltake since I only have 1 hard drive and 1 optical drive I don't need all these cables lying around.
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post #9 of 11
I've never had a problem with TT I have their 750w modular and it runs like a charm.
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post #10 of 11
The 620 is the same price and has 50 amps.
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-620w...203270718.html
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