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I wouldn't recommend that on a 750w ps.
Why? 6970 would work fine off 550w. GTX460's in SLI off 600w. GTX470's in SLI off 650w.
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post #12 of 27
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I wouldn't recommend that on a 750w ps.
why not? lol... ive run a gtx 470 and a gtx 460 off of my psu fine with pretty big oc's so i dont see why not?
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get a hd 6950 or a gtx 470 or if you can wait a few days get 2 gtx 460 1gig cards when the gtx 560 comes out

When are the 560's supposed to be coming out? I can always just remove the one card with the bad fan and wait. Are you assuming when the 560 comes out the 460 will be discounted?
    
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It has been a while for me... Can you mismatch cards now in Sli?
    
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What the hell is Fermi anyway?
    
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fermi: just the new gpu arch codename
560 due? ive seen alot of ppls saying next week. and well yer 460 will be discontinued so they will be even cheaper than they are now.
no you cant mis match cards. all tho you could kinda with ati. say you buy a 4870. that would work with you 4850. same goes for new cards in xfire
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But you can buy two 460's from different manufacturers, right?
    
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ooo yer. but make sure you buy the 1gig cards. or 2 2gig cards. dont bother with the 768mb cards
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I wouldn't recommend that on a 750w ps.
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So if I am understanding this correctly, a single 460 card will be better than my X-Fire 4850 cards and if I wait just a bit, the 560 cards will be out and I will save money on buying a 460 card (maybe enough to get two and SLI them).
    
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