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I'm needing to ask this to resolve a heated discussion... I think it would work fine seeing as it has a single 60a rail, but i wanted to see if anyone else is running this combo.

I don't want replies saying you don't "think" it would work... I want replies from people who have tried it and it either did or didn't work.

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I know this may not entirely be the answer you are looking for, but maybe it will help. I am running a 4870 and two 4850s right now and am fine. I also have two optical drives, two HDDs, a water pump, 6 120mm fans with LEDs, and two 12in cathodes.
    
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That is sounding fairly promising... Anyone else?
    
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it will not work, it will eat more than 750 watts for both cards never mind the rest of the computer
    
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Back on topic please
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My Q9550 @ 4Ghz, two hard drives, my 4870X2 overclocked, 8 120mm fans, a pump, and an dvd drive. Consume 480watts fully loaded (according to my Kill-A-Watt). You would be cutting it somewhat close, but I am pretty sure it would work.

I can't know for sure, but I am 85% sure it would work. And if not, then you could sell your old PSU and get a slightly more powerful or more efficient one.
Edited by xlastshotx - 2/18/09 at 9:44am
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I don't think your advise is worthless... You are more that likely very well correct, i just wanted replies from people that have actually tried it and either had success or not
    
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Check my sig rig but I'm with a PC Power &Cooling PSU
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post #9 of 25
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Originally Posted by xlastshotx View Post
My Q9550 @ 4Ghz, two hard drives, my 4870X2 overclocked, 8 120mm fans, a pump, and an dvd drive. Consume 480watts fully loaded (according to my Kill-A-Watt). You would be cutting it somewhat close, but I am pretty sure it would work.
Thank you, these are the sort of replies i am looking for... +rep
    
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I research it. it will work + more.
Edited by ltulod - 2/18/09 at 10:02am
    
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