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need quick answer Is the Corsair TX950 good enough for this?

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Is the corsair tx950 good enough to power this:

i7 930 @ 4GHZ
2gb x 3 ddr3 1600mhz gskill cas9
EVGA GTX 580 x 2
G Skill Phoenix Pro 120gb x 2 raid0
Samsung F3 1TB x 3 in raid0

Is the power supply good enough to run the two video cards in SLI? I just did an EVGA stepup from gtx 480 and am waiting on the 580 SLI. I also ordered another GTX 580 last night and need to know if this power supply is good enough to SLI. If not I need to cancel the order asap b/c I don't want to have to replace the power supply.

I wasn't planning on trying to OC the 580 SLI but would like to know if this power supply can power them @ stock and/or OC'ing.

Thanks
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GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
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Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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post #2 of 9
Thread Starter 
I use this system to play games at 1920x1080P at maximum settings playing all of the latest games WHILE frapsing @ 60fps 1920x1080p fullscreen
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i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
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Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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Razer Destructor 
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post #3 of 9
A good 850W is plenty of power for two 580s, so yeah, your TX950 is more than adequate. Even with overclocking.
post #4 of 9
Yes. Was that quick?
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Thread Starter 
many thanks
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i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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Razer Destructor 
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i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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Razer Destructor 
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post #6 of 9
I was running pretty much that exact setup, got Corsair to upgrade me to a 1000HX otherwise yeah it runs pretty solid! (950, i7 930 @ 4.2, sli 580's, 4HD's, ect.)
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post #7 of 9
Yes
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EK Vardar fans Windows 10 Dell u2713hm Apple Cinema Display 
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post #8 of 9
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
I was running pretty much that exact setup, got Corsair to upgrade me to a 1000HX otherwise yeah it runs pretty solid! (950, i7 930 @ 4.2, sli 580's, 4HD's, ect.)
Nice setup. Can you tell me about your 3 monitor setup? I'm curious what that's like and what resolution you're running etc.
i7 930 Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
Mouse Pad
Razer Destructor 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4.0 EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 580 SLI 3x2GB G. SKill DDR3 1600 cas7 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
GskillPhoenixPro 120GBx2 raid0, SmsngF31TB x3 r0 LG sata 2 optical Windows 7 Home Premium Dell U3011, Samsung 2434 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 Corsair TX950 Antec 300 Illusion Razer Naga 
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post #9 of 9
As it shows, I'm running three Asus 25.5" monitors @ 1920 x 1200, bezel correct to 5990 x 1200 and it is absolutely ridiculous! Couldn't be happier with the setup, I use a Chief KTA325B which is the only stand that I could find that would support my setup (another user had one, fit up to 27" dell monitors). The 580's just hammer everything in Nvidia surround, and the video memory is just enough for that resolution. I can usually go with 8X AA in most games. People that haven't used a surround setup complain because of the bezel, but once you've used it for a few minutes, you won't even notice the bezel.

*edit* Yes you will read that setting up the monitors and aligning them sucks, and it does, but once you have everything adjusted and perfectly aligned you won't need to mess with it again*



Edited by appleg33k85 - 3/24/11 at 11:42am
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