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post #11 of 24
I wouldn't run the TX750 & SLI 580's. I would go at least a quality 850 or 950 to be sure you have some headroom for OC on cpu and gpu's.
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I am running a TX 750 with GTX 580's sli and I DON'T RECOMMEND running it for long. I'm switching it out for a 1000w soon
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371018
what do you guys think about this one?
or this?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139015

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139022
this one got a nice price tag
Edited by Mello - 2/16/11 at 9:13pm
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The antec and AX Corsair are probably the best 850w you'll find. It will power 2 gtx 580 fine. Don't expect to do massive oc's though. Moderate oc ok
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your good to go, man. any quad core i7 will be fine with any of the new graphics cards.
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The antec and AX Corsair are probably the best 850w you'll find. It will power 2 gtx 580 fine. Don't expect to do massive oc's though. Moderate oc ok
The heat the two cards will make would most likely negate all chances of that anyway. Thanks for the input
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your good to go, man. any quad core i7 will be fine with any of the new graphics cards.
As opposed to dual-core i7's..?

OP, any of those PSU's would do the trick, but my recommendation would be for the AX850. The TX850 isn't modular which makes cable management as tricky as riding a bike with square wheels.

Newegg also has the HX850 on sale for $170 right now instead of $190, you might want to check that one out. As far as I know it's just a slightly less-efficient version of the HX850, but I could be wrong on this.
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post #18 of 24
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Check out this review here on the ax850, it pretty much sold me....overkill now for my system (but crazy efficient) but I plan on SLI'ing oc'ed 570's

http://www.kitguru.net/components/po...supply-review/

Check out the other reviews on the site, they are extremely thorough
Edited by Officer Farva - 2/16/11 at 10:00pm
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As opposed to dual-core i7's..?

OP, any of those PSU's would do the trick, but my recommendation would be for the AX850. The TX850 isn't modular which makes cable management as tricky as riding a bike with square wheels.

Newegg also has the HX850 on sale for $170 right now instead of $190, you might want to check that one out. As far as I know it's just a slightly less-efficient version of the HX850, but I could be wrong on this.
Honestly, the PSU being modular is just a perk for me. My current setup with the non modular is pretty good with the haf x 942 (with an except of a bulk thats hidden underneath the cover)
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As opposed to dual-core i7's..?
there are dual core i7s but they're mobile versions IIRC


and yeah I too recommend getting a new PSU before SLI, just to be safe
 
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