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As title says do u guys think my 800w CM silent pro gold can handle 2 580s or i will have to upgrade?
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post #2 of 33
yeah it should work just fine as long as you have enough connections.
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Easily.
    
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silent pro gold?.....i'm pretty sure it can
    
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post #5 of 33
yup. it shouldnt be an issue afaik.
     
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Not should it will even OC
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post #8 of 33
Nvidia's website: minimal PSU 600w per 1 card. So I don't think it will be that smart to put two of the beasts in you rig(in my opinion) unless you want to smoke your PSU. And you will need 4x 8pin power connectors. For two cards I would do 1000w (just to be save)
Edited by CaPoX - 4/7/11 at 3:56pm
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post #9 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaPoX View Post
Nvidia's website: minimal PSU 700w per 1 card. So I don't think it will be that smart to put two of the beasts in you rig(in my opinion) unless you want to smoke your PSU. And you will need 4x 8pin power connectors. For two cards I would do 1000w
Just no.

You can easily run SLI 580's off of this PSU.
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post #10 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by thealex132 View Post
Just no.

You can easily run SLI 580's off of this PSU.
Just telling him my opinion. Besides that.... any upgrade after pushing two gtx580's in is not done! believe me Gold certified or not...
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