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post #21 of 103
I wonder what folding would be like on this thing
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A single 1500W PSU will run it, assuming you don't go too overboard with SLI...mine runs on a single 1500W strider PSU
yeah, thats the psu i have. it would be running 2x x5680's
and 2 5970's. the 1500 Strider can run that?
post #23 of 103
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I am hoping that the PSU will be large enough.

Plan on folding, just got into it.

Thinking about filling the extra PCIe slots with some extra GPUs deicated for folding.

Any suggestions?
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post #24 of 103
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I am hoping that the PSU will be large enough.

Plan on folding, just got into it.

Thinking about filling the extra PCIe slots with some extra GPUs deicated for folding.

Any suggestions?
Good on you mate.

mmx+ will end up coming in and telling you the best card etc.
post #25 of 103
Get some 8800GT's or 9800GT's. They're single slot and low power, and can crank out some good PPD. Plus, you can pick them up for $50 used.
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Get some 8800GT's or 9800GT's. They're single slot and low power, and can crank out some good PPD. Plus, you can pick them up for $50 used.
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It got ~4.4-5k stock, ~4.8-5.8k OCed
I just picked up a BFG 8800GT OC for 55$ shipped
post #27 of 103
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are those better than the GT 240?
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post #28 of 103
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yeah, thats the psu i have. it would be running 2x x5680's
and 2 5970's. the 1500 Strider can run that?
I assume so, I run dual GTX480s, and dual X5650s... all OCed..

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I am hoping that the PSU will be large enough.

Plan on folding, just got into it.

Thinking about filling the extra PCIe slots with some extra GPUs deicated for folding.

Any suggestions?
My suggestions would probably be some GTX260 216sp, or something... or just save up and keep increasing your SLi (and fold on them when not gaming )
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post #29 of 103
this is better than the other guy thread with those 480's + phase change
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I finally started to get some parts yesterday. More should be here today. I will post some pictures once I make some progress.
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