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So I am making my sig rig (well almost all of it) a dedicated folder and wonder what I would need to run 2 OC'd 460's, a single slot 450 and a 3.8ish i7.

I know to stick with corsair, antec or seasonic - any others?
post #2 of 44
850 Corsair.
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post #3 of 44
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Originally Posted by BadApathy View Post
850 Corsair.
Wow really? 850!?!?
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post #5 of 44
If you want to be on the safe side a nice 850w power supply from any of the companies you named would be fine, with some space for upgrades later. If you want, you can probably run it on a 750w though. XFX also makes nice power supplies last I heard.
Edited by zouk52 - 2/22/11 at 7:22pm
     
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post #6 of 44
A quality 750watt will be plenty.

Such as this.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-030-_-Product
post #7 of 44
550w would be the minimum.... 600-650w is recommended. 750 or 850w is just silly. That's in GTX 580 (SLI) territory.

I recommend the Antec TP-650.
Edited by GameBoy - 2/22/11 at 7:39pm
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post #8 of 44
Dual 460s, plus a 450, and a clocked i7... I'd suggest 750w as a minimum, and possibly an 850 if the price is good. This will be a 24/7 folding rig, after all, so a bit of overkill isn't a terminally bad idea.

Dual 460s are usually recommended a 650w unit, add in the 450 on top and you're looking at a 750 realistically. Usually you can get an 850 for a little more than a similar 750w unit, and that may be warranted for a folding rig.
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post #9 of 44
I seem to missed have missed the GTS 450 part.... however 650w would still work.
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post #10 of 44
750w would be more than enough. At load an i7 and two 460's in SLI will only pull about 470 watts. 450's require very little power so a 750 gives you plenty of headroom.
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