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post #11 of 24
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lol well i my X48 mobo broke and they said i could have this as a replacement and just then Nvidia get raped by ATI ima get another 8800GT thne see if my PSU cant handle if it cant ill prolly get a PC power and cooling 750

Just 1 question will a 790i mobo work as an sli mobo for atleast a couple more years or will PCI-E 2.0 be outdated so i need a new Mobo.

Point of this question is i might get another 8800GT and thne SLI some more cards when Nivida realise they must pick thier game up again.

what do u lot think?
I think you will be fine. I just bought a 780i board...does its job..plus you have ddr3, while im limited to ddr2...I would think your in the clear for a while.
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Could i do any damage to any Part of my PC by trying 8800GT SLI on my 500W PSU ?
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Could i do any damage to any Part of my PC by trying 8800GT SLI on my 500W PSU ?
It's possible that you could fry some components trying to sli if it's not a quality psu. I would say it's more likely that you will just see instability during high gpu load situations if the psu can't handle it. IE: Crashing in crysis.
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Could i do any damage to any Part of my PC by trying 8800GT SLI on my 500W PSU ?
You could burn out the PSU, thats for sure. I dont know how that one works, it could just shut down the system or not start...that could lead to other components being damaged. Regardless, I wouldnt take the chance...save some future complications by grabbing a good psu that will be sufficient for both now and if you decide to upgrade in a year.
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PSU RECOMMENDATIONS OPEN !!

Should PC power & Cooling 750 surfice for 2 or 3 card SLI ?

I wouldnt like to spend more than £150 on PSU really
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I would probably look into Vista because of DX10. (I'm pretty sure FC2 is DX10)
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I would probably look into Vista because of DX10. (I'm pretty sure FC2 is DX10)
Nahhh i already have XP and i hate vista lol all my m8s with new systems have it and i dont like it

Im gunna hold out for Windows 7 and hope that DX10 may come out for XP
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Nahhh i already have XP and i hate vista lol all my m8s with new systems have it and i dont like it

Im gunna hold out for Windows 7 and hope that DX10 may come out for XP
Not gonna happen.
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Get yourself another 8800GT. You'll be able to play Crysis on High and Crysis WarHead if what Crytek says is true. Farcry 2 you should be able to play on High but not guarantees because they haven't released any info as to what they are running to play it.

If you can though, try and upgrade to the 9800GTX. You'll definitely be able to play on high and you have the room to add another.

I always go with at least 300w more power than I'm going to use for future upgrades.
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