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I just ordered a Zotac 570, and am wondering if I'll have enough overhead in my PSU to run my new 570 and an old 8800GTS(g92) as a permanent Physx/folding card. Specs are in my sig.

4x HDD
2x MCP655
8x Yate 12HS
C2Q @ 1.36/3200
570 (will be OC'd)
8800GTS(G92)

Also, if those 2 cards will be no problem, would a third card be ok too? ie 2x 8800s + 570? I don't want to get a new PSU and I've heard nothing but good things about these HX850's, this one hasn't even shuddered yet.
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Yes.

HX850: +12v @ 70amps = 840 watts on a 12v rail. The GTX 570 only requires that you have at least 250 watts on a 12v rail to spare. Heck, thats probably over kill.

You should be fine with 1 high-end card and 2x G92s.
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide;11905113 
Yes.

HX850: +12v @ 70amps = 840 watts on a 12v rail. The GTX 570 only requires that you have at least 250 watts on a 12v rail to spare. Heck, thats probably over kill.

You should be fine with 1 high-end card and 2x G92s.

Exactly what he said. No worries about adding in your GTX570 (nice purchase BTW biggrin.gif congrats!)
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One gtx570 is about 230w max. One 8800GTS (G92) takes about 145w but draws less in folding.Oced Quad chip and others, 720w you are looking for bu 850hx can do 70a/840w on 12v so it should be fine.
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Yup, it'll be fine. smile.gif
    
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Definitely. I run 2 570s on a 750HX no probs.

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yup, it'll be ok.
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you'll be fine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide;11905113 
Yes.

HX850: +12v @ 70amps = 840 watts on a 12v rail. The GTX 570 only requires that you have at least 250 watts on a 12v rail to spare. Heck, thats probably over kill.

You should be fine with 1 high-end card and 2x G92s.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rider85;11905153 
Exactly what he said. No worries about adding in your GTX570 (nice purchase BTW biggrin.gif congrats!)
Quote:
Originally Posted by linskingdom;11905218 
One gtx570 is about 230w max. One 8800GTS (G92) takes about 145w but draws less in folding.Oced Quad chip and others, 720w you are looking for bu 850hx can do 70a/840w on 12v so it should be fine.

Thanks guys! So I'm reading that I'll be ok with the 570 + 2x G92's, and that's including two water pumps too right? Should make a nice PPD jump for me biggrin.gif I'm pretty excited about the 570, the tease is that the block is getting here tomorrow and the card isn't here til Friday...!
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