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I can run two GTS' on my PSU, right?
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post #2 of 45
Yeah it should be able to handle it. With 2 GTS and everything OC'ed you may be looking at ~400W at full load so your Corsair should be able to handle it. I generally recommend a bit more than the hx520 for SLI just to have some headroom for better efficiency and less stress on the PSU but you should still be within acceptable margins for long term use.
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Awesome, thanks a lot for that! I'll be getting a Q6600 too, if that makes a difference?
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post #4 of 45
It should be fine - my system would pull about 450 max i think
My friend was running dual 8800GT's on your psu for a while - then he got my psu...
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Ok, Awesome! Thanks a lot, Plus Rep!

One more question, does my PSU have an 8 pin power connector, or only a 4? Thanks
Edited by Kornowski - 6/8/08 at 4:03am
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post #6 of 45
It should have a 8 pin [ESP12v] - mine has both and i'm pretty sure yours will have both also
Have a look on all the connectors - it should look like the 4 pin doubled
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post #7 of 45
It's actually a 6pin with an extra 2 on the side ....there's two of those actually!

That's PSU should be good!
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post #8 of 45
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Originally Posted by smb_ View Post
It's actually a 6pin with an extra 2 on the side ....there's two of those actually!

That's PSU should be good!
That is for the PCI-E - i think he is talking about the AUX/ESP12v cables

Eitherway - yes you should have 1x ESP12v, 1x AUX12v and 2x 6/8 pin PCI-E cables
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post #9 of 45
Ohhh hahah!

Well yeah, what he said!
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Oh, you are going with a quad too... Hm, that's going to be pushing it if you OC a q6600 and have a couple GTS. It will probably run it, but you are going to be awfully close to the maximum that PSU can put out when at full load. It would be better to get a PSU with a little more power when you bought the 2nd GTS. If you weren't overclocking (I know, it's a silly concept), then it would be fine but since you are you need to add more power consumption. For example, a stock q6600 needs about 100W but an overclocked one needs anywhere from 150W-200W depending on clock speed and voltage. Plus add in ~150W for each OCed GTS and a little bit more ~15-20W for each HD and you can see where you might run into trouble with a 520W PSU. I would recommend bumping up to at least a Corsair tx650 (or the Corsair 620 if you wanted modular still).
Edited by shinji2k - 6/8/08 at 7:56am
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