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Could the HX850 handle 3x GTX 570's? I know this thread is all hope lol.
    
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Actually I don't think that would be a problem. Just don't go running Furmark+LinX.
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Actually I don't think that would be a problem. Just don't go running Furmark+LinX.
Huh...really now. I'm feeling a hope. Heh heh
    
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Yes no, issues. In fact, it will run prime95, and furmark on 3 cards, and not die, but Don't go doing that 24/7 lol.

In a standard gaming usage, with 99% on all cards (unlikley), you'll still be hitting 700-750 watt usage.

Just do it, it'll be fine!
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Just to give you some numbers: the 570 eats about 200W under a normal gaming load, so the maximum you'd be looking at is 600W, and because power consumption does not double or triple as you add cards, you're actually looking at a lot less than 600W, probably around 500W, which leaves you with plenty of room for everything else.
Like I said though, no running Furmark+LinX. FurMark by itself shouldn't be a problem. Folding is out the door, too.
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Feelin' good about my HX850 now! Thanks guys.

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aaaa it's gonna be close ......idk ......let Phaedrus2129 verify
    
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aaaa it's gonna be close ......idk ......let Phaedrus2129 verify
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a few months ago there was a thread about triple sli gtx 470 on the hx850. I wasn't satisfied (since I oc up to 850 core) with the answer but apparently you could run them on the hx850. So if its plausible w/ triple 470s, then 570s would work since they don't use as much power as the 470.

Though, I'm surprised Phaedrus has not stepped in
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Yes, three 570's would work on a HX850. You don't need Phaedrus to tell you that either.
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