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N88TR

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#1 11 years ago

How much power do you really need to power up 2 8800GTXs, like 3 HDs, and a fast core like E8600?

Does anyone really need 1K of power?

My setup: Operating System: Windows XP Professional with SP2 Central Processing Unit: AMD FX-57 @ 2.8 ghz Motherboard: Asus A8V-E SE Via K8T890 Graphics Card: XFX GeForce 7950 GT Xtreme Graphics Driver: unknown Memory: Corsair 2 gig DDR400 [2 512 mb module, 1 1 gig module] Hard Drive: WD 110 gig, WD Caviar SE 250 gig, Seagate 300 gig SATA II Monitor: Viewsonic VP201b [native resolution 1600x1200] Soundcard: Audigy Soundblaster ZS2 Platinum

what kind of PSU power do I need, 600? I have a Antec 430....




ConstanceJill

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#2 11 years ago

Try with what you already have ; if it's stable all the time, then no need for more ^^ It's a few years since people tend to overestimate the required power for a computer to run, just because there are more powerful PSUs available ...




The-Bleh-Bleh

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#3 11 years ago

I would imagine y'oud need a bit more than 430 watts if your going to sli...




arcadeplayer987

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#4 11 years ago

600W will be ok Try Seasonic,Tagan or Antec Neo




N88TR

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#5 11 years ago

@ Bleh: I don't plan on going SLI, but I might in maybe 3 or 4 years

How much would you expect to pay for a 600 watt PSU?