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Originally Posted by youra6 View Post
OCZ doesnt make PSU's...

I believe Sirtech makes that particular model, and they dont make the best quality models.

450 watt for GTX 260 in SLI and that CPU cuts it close. I would think about upgrading. That PSU is rated 500 watt at best
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post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by Fallen Angel -X View Post
Hey

Ok im jsut about to pick up a second for sli how ever im a bit worried about the PSU



My cpu takes 113w of power

260 would take 150w each realworld

HDD,s + Fans and extras 50w

That is 480-ish watts roughly

What do you guys reckon?

Ty
No.

Not a great PSU AT ALL.

450W on the 12V rail?

Spend some money on a good PSU.
    
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No.

Not a great PSU AT ALL.

450W on the 12V rail?

Spend some money on a good PSU.
Will do, gonna upgrade my psu later on in like a month when i have the cash
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Do it before you get the other 260.
    
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youll be cutting it close
    
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post #16 of 18
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OCZ doesnt make PSU's...

I believe Sirtech makes that particular model, and they dont make the best quality models.

450 watt for GTX 260 in SLI and that CPU cuts it close. I would think about upgrading. That PSU is rated 500 watt at best
Surely they would only publish/indorse good solid PSU's.

Or has OCZ being lying to me...
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well i used to have two gtx260 in sli (192core) and with my antec trio everything was ok for 6 months.. my psu has 3 rial of 18amp each.. total amps:42amps .. but i recomend you a 650w psu with 48 amp on its rials.. maybe your current psu can´t handle your system.. it work for a while but you can damage your whole system if the psu dies..
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Dude it ain't a bad psu, it's meant for single powerful cards up to gtx 470 and lightweight sli up to gts 250. Of course it wasn't meant for more beefier sli setups anyway.
     
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