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I'm currently running an i7 920 @ 4ghz and two 470 gtx oc'd to 850mhz core each @ 1.087 volts. If I add another 470 and try to get near the same OC on all three cards, will the 1000w not be enough power for all this? I've read that I might be able to have tri sli and the i7 overclocked if I run the cards at stock voltages and core speeds.
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The HX1000 will be plenty for your system.
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Its enough
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If a quality 750 watt unit can handle SLI 470's ( which it can )
Then a 1000 watt will laugh in the face of Tri-SLI 470's..
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Thanks for the quick replies, +rep
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Yea, like the other said it is fine.

I ran my dual 470s + i7 off a TX750, and had no issues. The HX1000 won't even break a sweat
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i think better get the new AX1200 you might be peaking out on the HX1000 with 3-way sli plus an OC'd setup..alongside with the watercooling kit..

on stock settings or on a Mild OC setup,the HX1000 can be able to handle the load of 3 GTX470's plus an i7 920 on around 3.6ghz with a nice vcore..
Edited by kairi_zeroblade - 2/3/11 at 6:53pm
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The only thing with the HX1000 unit is that you may need to load balance the power draw. It is basically two 500 watt units in one enclosure with 2 12V rails. So make sure one rail does not over draw too much power.
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More than enough power.

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Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade View Post
i think better get the new AX1200 you might be peaking out on the HX1000 with 3-way sli plus an OC'd setup..alongside with the watercooling kit..
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