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I know I've posted alot asking whether or not my psu is good enough for different video cards, but I'm pretty sure I got my mind set on 2 580's this time. So would a Delta 1000 watt be enough for a 580 SLI setup?
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yes, more than enough
    
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850 is enough
    
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You'll be fine.
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It'll be fine.
Man, you're gonna have a very nice surprise once you set up those two cards... going from 4870x2 to SLi GTX580's ... Huge increase in performance.
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post #6 of 16
GTX580 is a 250w GPU and may draws a bit more in bench so 1000w unit should has plenty of power for such SLI rig.
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yarp you'll be fine
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Man, you're gonna have a very nice surprise once you set up those two cards... going from 4870x2 to SLi GTX580's ... Huge increase in performance.
This setup should be able to max out every game for the next two years...Not including crysis 2
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post #9 of 16
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
This setup should be able to max out every game for the next two years...Not including crysis 2
sadly, probably not.... with the way gpu's keep getting faster and games getting more demanding I doubt it. 280's are 2 years old and in SLI do not max out all of today s games (depending on res)
    
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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
This setup should be able to max out every game for the next two years...Not including crysis 2
which setup?? if you mean 2 580's it will max out any game including crysis 2 no problem.

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Originally Posted by OutOfBalanceOX View Post
sadly, probably not.... with the way gpu's keep getting faster and games getting more demanding I doubt it. 280's are 2 years old and in SLI do not max out all of today s games (depending on res)
I dont think i agree with that at all. Not the comment about the 280's but about 580's not being able to make it 2 years.
    
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