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I have a TX950 right now but thinking on adding 2 more 480's.I'm sure the 950 is not enough but what would work?
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So a good 1200w will do?
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So a good 1200w will do?
More than. 100 amps
    
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Yes.
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Sounds good them.Thanks guys.
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post #8 of 15
GTX480 is a 250w GPU, with Tri scale, it is around 670w alone and a bit more in bench. With H2O, OCed 950 and others, the number may be around 920w. TX950 can pull 78a/936w on 12v and a bit more than its specs. In this case, it is really on edge.
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GTX480 is a 250w GPU, with Tri scale, it is around 670w alone and a bit more in bench. With H2O, OCed 950 and others, the number may be around 920w. TX950 can pull 78a/936w on 12v and a bit more than its specs. In this case, it is really on edge.
1000w might do then?
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post #10 of 15
i'd say 1200 would be a better option and the fact that the gtx480 draws closer to 300 watts under max load and with overclocking and the fact that you fold extensively it would be safer option in the long run
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