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See my sig rig, will my tx750 be able to hold up with SLI 470s and my overclock?
    
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It should be able too.
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Thanks!

im guessing it would die on 3 way SLI?
    
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im guessing it would die on 3 way SLI?

Corsairs 750TX's are quite resilient, and have been known to output more than they are rated for.
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post #5 of 10
It will handle SLI, Tri-Sli you're pushing it, and it's unlikely.
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They can handle more than their rated for. You should have no problem running sli.
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post #7 of 10
It will work fine.

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Originally Posted by LethalRise750 View Post
Corsairs 750TX's are quite resilient, and have been known to output more than they are rated for.
Peak wattage means nothing.

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Originally Posted by FREELINE57 View Post
They can handle more than their rated for. You should have no problem running sli.
No they can't. Corsair rated it at 750w continuously for a reason.
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post #8 of 10
I wouldn't do 3 470's, but two would be perfectly fine; as well as any OC you can squeeze out of the cards.
    
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post #9 of 10
2 way sli would be fine, but 3 way, probably not.

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No they can't. Corsair rated it at 750w continuously for a reason.
Lots of people have run the corsair at higher-than-rated wattages.
You can run it higher than 750w if you want without it exploding, just not too much higher. Of course, the efficiency will go down the higher it gets, so there's gonna be a larger heat dump.
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Since 570s are runnable on 750w I see no reason a 470 could not.
GeForce GTX 470- 215 Watts
GeForce GTX 570- 219 Watts
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