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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by thealex132 View Post
Easily be able to do it, heck I bet you could Tri-Sli on that PSU
Tri-Sli 580's on 850w is going to be very very tight.
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Tri-Sli 580's on 850w is going to be very very tight.
Yes but still do-able albeit not recommendable
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post #13 of 24
When I mean tight, I mean, don't ever stress your setup. Furmark would probably cause real issues
post #14 of 24
So 2 way SLi with 580's OCed to 900core is ok with a AX 850??? Even with furmrak??
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post #15 of 24
Yeah, that'll be fine. But tri-Sli will be too much.
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I have no intention of going tri-sli.

I would need to change my case, motherboard and power supply and lose the ability to use a discrete sound card...

Next up is a 30" LCD.
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post #17 of 24
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I have no intention of going tri-sli.

I would need to change my case, motherboard and power supply and lose the ability to use a discrete sound card...

Next up is a 30" LCD.
I dont think you will see that much of a difference going from 1920x1080@27" to 2560x1600@30" Personally I would look into a custom watercooling loop
but hey its up to you
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post #18 of 24
850w is more than enough for two GTX 580's. Tri-SLI would actually work under normal gaming load conditions, but it would overstress the PSU at high loads, so it definitely isn't recommended.

1000w is where you want to be for three GTX 580's.
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post #19 of 24
please put some picture of both cards on the motherboard! I am very interested in seeing how much space it takes up..I just returned my maximus to upgrade my video card...and i like the spacing on the deluxe board!

Thank you in advance
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post #20 of 24
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please put some picture of both cards on the motherboard! I am very interested in seeing how much space it takes up..I just returned my maximus to upgrade my video card...and i like the spacing on the deluxe board!

Thank you in advance
I'm heading out shortly to get the card.

Pics will of course be posted.
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