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Alright guys, I've got 2 9600 GT's heading my way, and I've been told there's NO way, unless hell freezes over, that I'll be able to run 2 of these guys on my current PSU.

So, I went shopping, and this is what I came up with.

1. http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-7...206178325.html

2. http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-tx-6...206178324.html

3.http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-vx-5...205852646.html

So, I'm guessing these will do the job?

Is there anything cheaper out there that will do the job?

Thanks guys
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post #2 of 10
the VX-550 is the cheapest that can do the job.
    
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to give you more head way for future upgrades
post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by noobdown View Post
to give you more head way for future upgrades
I'll echo the same suggestion.

Not knowing if your rig has a DVD burner, external USB drives and cooling fans, the 750W should be the best bet.

Shop around too. Compare prices on Buy.com like you did, Fry's, NewEgg, and the rest.

I'm running the Corsair HX620W and it gets me by right now without Crossfire. I got one DVD burner, CD burner, 4 case fans and liquid cooling additional to the sig. The 620 is nearly at it's top limits.
Edited by bmaverick - 7/6/08 at 5:39pm
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post #5 of 10
I had the Corsair 620HX, and 750TX. the 620HX is a SOLID PSU. I really liked the 750 as well, other then the million cables it came with. For that price on the 620HX it is a steal...
    
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post #6 of 10
go here and check your power draw. i bet it'll be around 400-450W.

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edit: your system will draw 295W with 9600gt sli on 85% TDP (i added 5 LED 120mm fans and a dvdrw along with your system)...so...umm. go ahead and get a 750W PSU.
Edited by Brythe - 7/6/08 at 5:51pm
    
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go here and check your power draw. i bet it'll be around 400-450W.

PSU Wattage Calculator

edit: your system will draw 295W with 9600gt sli on 85% TDP (i added 5 LED 120mm fans and a dvdrw along with your system)...so...umm. go ahead and get a 750W PSU.
295 watts is what i got too I thought it was wrong, but guess not lol.
Looks like I'll be getting the 750Watt.

Thanks guys +1 all round
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post #8 of 10
Get either the 650 or the 750.
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post #9 of 10
I'd go with the 750...and from Provantage. It's 77+ship after rebate their. Their service is also better than Buy.com's.
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