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I would go for an 850W just to be on the safe side. You dont want to push your PSU close to its max output.
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should be able to, just don't unlock power draw on the cards

But yeah, if it was me i would go for something higher for future proofing (AKA overkill as many people would call it on this forum )
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I would go for an 850W just to be on the safe side. You dont want to push your PSU close to its max output.
850w is pointless for two GTX 570's... and there isn't anything wrong with running your PSU at or near maximum capacity.
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post #14 of 37
Gtx570 is 220w GPU. It should be fine if SLI and cpu at stock but def needs a solid 750w unit and 850w for more headroom if adding more components.
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I'm not currently into folding and I don't plan on messing with the stock volt on the 570's. Just wanting to max my visual experience if you will without turning my computer into something that pulls enought juice as compared to home theater if you will. I wanna push my 950 to 3.8 stable and push both 570's to 800/2000 stable. I know for my 950 gonna have to play with the volts some.
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I'm not currently into folding and I don't plan on messing with the stock volt on the 570's. Just wanting to max my visual experience if you will without turning my computer into something that pulls enought juice as compared to home theater if you will. I wanna push my 950 to 3.8 stable and push both 570's to 800/2000 stable. I know for my 950 gonna have to play with the volts some.
with your setup you won't be pulling anywhere near a home heater as such, they normally pull 1.5kw to 2kw (well in the UK anyways, not sure about anywhere else if they use different standards)
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I know it won't pull anything like that, just being sarcastic. The biggest point on contention at the moment anyways is my wife, she call's my computer "That Thing" or tonight "Money Pit." What da you do, lol. I tell her last year I worked over 1,000.00 hours in just overtime, I deserve this.
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I'm not currently into folding and I don't plan on messing with the stock volt on the 570's. Just wanting to max my visual experience if you will without turning my computer into something that pulls enought juice as compared to home theater if you will. I wanna push my 950 to 3.8 stable and push both 570's to 800/2000 stable. I know for my 950 gonna have to play with the volts some.
Honestly, you'll be fine. The only time you would even be close to maxing out that PSU is when you're either running CPU/GPU stress programs simultaneously or folding 24/7 with GPU volt mods.
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850w is pointless for two GTX 570's... and there isn't anything wrong with running your PSU at or near maximum capacity.
This post is pointless, newb. Never run your PSU at max output.
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This post is pointless, newb. Never run your PSU at max output.
Is this sarcastic or no?
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