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Hi,

I just bought a gtx 460.
Say, I want to buy another for sli. Would my OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W be able to run 2 gtx 460's?

Just wondering. Since it is a good brand psu after all.

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A quality 650W should suffice with a bit of OCing headroom.
Heres some info of the 460 doing about 90watts less than a 570 at load.
570s require atleast a 750W to run safely so I doubt you'll need more than a 650W
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/201...1-3gb-review/9
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post #3 of 6
650 is sufficient. I ran 2 570's on a tx750 with no problems whatsoever. and that was with the cpu and both gpus substantially overclocked.
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion View Post
A quality 650W should suffice with a bit of OCing headroom.
Heres some info of the 460 doing about 90watts less than a 570 at load.
570s require atleast a 750W to run safely so I doubt you'll need more than a 650W
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/201...1-3gb-review/9
Folding away on both my CPU and GPU right now and have been constantly for a week on my 550W.

EDIT: I misread 570s as 570
Edited by juano - 4/7/11 at 12:59pm
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Folding away on both my CPU and GPU right now and have been constantly for a week on my 550W
I'm talking about 570 SLI here
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Oh I see, my mistake.
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