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Yessir, I think you're making good choices there.

For what it's worth, those PSU calculators always overstate your needs. That 1200W will be just fine.

There's some good advice above about the EVGA B-stock. If you're not concerned about warranty, you can do that and save a good chunk of change. Did the discount at Fry's thing work out for you?
thanks for the advice, Frys has the 470 for $100 more per card. I'll start with the 460s and if i can save enough ill build a farm of 470s. Even though evga b-stock is cheaper, I would rather pay the extra $30 and get 2 year warranty, as these cards will be running 100% for a while.
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Strider Gold is good too, just keep this in mind.
     
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post #33 of 132
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No, being in SLI doesn't really affect folding. It can rarely cause issues, but in terms of ppd there's no effect.
mine does have issues athough not always but I have SLI disabled when I fold.


get a gtx 560 Ti. I just got me a Palit one and they do 16-17k PPD easily
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for 4 460s, you wont need more than 950ish watts.

Ultra PSUs are OK, but not great.
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mine does have issues athough not always but I have SLI disabled when I fold.


get a gtx 560 Ti. I just got me a Palit one and they do 16-17k PPD easily
I wish i had the budget for it.
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the 560's open box are $188 from the egg, you jsut have to be quick to grab them, not much more than those evga cards you showed on the last page
     
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the 560's open box are $188 from the egg, you jsut have to be quick to grab them, not much more than those evga cards you showed on the last page
It just so happens everytime they have open box sale, im always away from the computer.
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post #38 of 132
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for 4 460s, you wont need more than 950ish watts.

Ultra PSUs are OK, but not great.
Acording to my killawatt each GTX 460 @ 1.1v uses 125 watts each at full load.
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i just bought a gts 450 for my htpc to fold, oced to 1ghz and dam this thing flies, best bang for buck no doubt
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Acording to my killawatt each GTX 460 @ 1.1v uses 125 watts each at full load.
Hmmm so even overclocking all 5 cards to 950/1900/4250, i should be safe with 1000w.
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