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for a PSU to work for SLI, does it need 2 PCI-E connectors or can u buy one with 1 and get a splitter to 2 PCI-E for SLI?
    
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel C2D e6400 GIGABYTE GA965P-S3 nVidia GeForce 7600GT 1 GB DDR 800 OCZ Gold 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD DVD+-RW XP-games+Gentoo-programmin 21' Sun CRT (pwns LCD) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Regular PS/2 "Quietkey" 680WEchoStar+500Wforfans Uber-modded SuperTower(got for $16!)dual PSU+LEDs USB Optical Dell *ewww, dell* 
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must have 2
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Originally Posted by noshibby
must have 2

This is wrong. You can use the one PCI-E plug to power one card, and then a molex splitter for the other. You will need a strong power supply.

Of course.....its always BETTER to have 2
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meh as far as i knew for my power supply it has 2 and i have sli so it works out great
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