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alright 650w it is.

Back to one of the main topics, can anyone with a killawatt report what it reads at idle/load, and then fill out the psu calc to the best of their ability and report the differences?
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im not to concerned about dx11, and i certainly play no dx11 games.

id like to finally play fallout new vegas, css, gta IV, maybe some tf2, and plenty of age of empires 2 (will a 295 support it?).

im lookn into a newer 650 corsair now. i definitely trust ph, but a little voice in my head says "what if..." hhahaha
the 295 will handle it, but if you're looking for a card to last you i'd say dish out for a 460 for like $150...bstock on evga's site it's even cheaper...i just think single gpu cards are better than dual gpu cards...

if you're getting the 295 for like 100 bucks or less, then i'd say go with that...
    
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the 295 will handle it, but if you're looking for a card to last you i'd say dish out for a 460 for like $150...bstock on evga's site it's even cheaper...i just think single gpu cards are better than dual gpu cards...

if you're getting the 295 for like 100 bucks or less, then i'd say go with that...
nah i paid double that. i plan to have it atleast 2 years, or atleast sell for a profit, which for round localy here wont be much o a problem.

eventually a 470/570 i figure.
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Originally Posted by victorofhavoc View Post
the 295 will handle it, but if you're looking for a card to last you i'd say dish out for a 460 for like $150...bstock on evga's site it's even cheaper...i just think single gpu cards are better than dual gpu cards...

if you're getting the 295 for like 100 bucks or less, then i'd say go with that...
Even running in single GPU mode, a GTX295 is on par with a GTX460. When both GPUs are utilized it performs more like a GTX570.
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Even running in single GPU mode, a GTX295 is on par with a GTX460. When both GPUs are utilized it performs more like a GTX570.
as i read that, then the 295 for 200 wasn't a horrible buy.

Rarely do i do high end builds like this, normally im building and troublshooting home and office level systems :/
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Even running in single GPU mode, a GTX295 is on par with a GTX460. When both GPUs are utilized it performs more like a GTX570.
i was just referring to the issues from dual gpu cards...well, the 295 has been out long enough for them to be solved, but i dunno...personally i'd choose single gpu in sli to dual gpu...just my choice though

and yes the 295 was a great buy!
    
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post #37 of 37
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well, hopefully a 620 is enough, its not a 650, but those 40w should hopefully be ok

also im not running cold cathodes after all. to frilly for me.

i7 950
gtx 295
gb ram
3 or 4 7200rpm sata drives
1 or 2 sata dvd drives
wifi n
cable/antenna/fm tuner card
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1 140mm fan
argh!
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