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Correct me if my memory is not correct here, but I recall that all the 7-way boards such as the EVGA SR-2 have 7 single slot PCI-E slots. Therefore, you'd need a single-slot waterblock for the card to fit. Do they make them slim enough?
look back to the beginning of the thread....yes they do make them, I have one in my sig rig.
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3 corsair AX 1200 watts will do
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Bang for the buck you are absolutely right. But in terms of most folding power in a single unit (one case) wouldnt the 480s be best?
In one case and one motherboard then yes the 480's would have the most folding power.

Although you could get a mountainmods case that holds two motherboards in one case and get twice the folding power.

If you WC and volt mod the 9800GX2's you can get close to 13500 PPD out of each card.

If you have a bunch of money and want 480's go for it but if you want to spend the same or less and get double the performance get the 9800GX2's.
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Impossible(well, impractical) in North America, at least in a residential area. Building codes say we are limited to 15A breakers. 15A * 120V = 1800W.


So you could probably do it with 2x AX 1200s or 1250W Galaxies, but you'd need to plug them in to different parts of the house
Maybe in canada, but not the US. My PC is on a dedicated 20amp breaker.
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7 cards maximum, 8 if you could possibly find a motherboard with 8 slots (incredibly rare to non-existent).
     
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Impossible(well, impractical) in North America, at least in a residential area. Building codes say we are limited to 15A breakers. 15A * 120V = 1800W.


So you could probably do it with 2x AX 1200s or 1250W Galaxies, but you'd need to plug them in to different parts of the house
Building codes are by state county and city. I have a 20A circuit breakers for most of the house and my computer room has a 35A breaker (it shares power with the closest bedroom)
    
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Building codes are by state county and city. I have a 20A circuit breakers for most of the house and my computer room has a 35A breaker (it shares power with the closest bedroom)
35A breaker I need that for my rigs! I hope you have the appropriate wire size for that circuit which would probably be 8 gauge wire or that is a fire waiting to happen!
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35A breaker I need that for my rigs! I hope you have the appropriate wire size for that circuit which would probably be 8 gauge wire or that is a fire waiting to happen!
If it were my house I would make sure they used at least 6 gauge wire, but its better than having to upgrade the wiring later I guess.
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why would you use 6 gague for an 8 gague job? There is a reason you don't over do wireing you want the least resistance to the current
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look back to the beginning of the thread....yes they do make them, I have one in my sig rig.
do you see any bottlenecking with your cpu and the gtx 480?
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