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Old 04-22-2008, 05:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Canada Computers - Power Supplies/Management > Desktop Power Supplies : PC Power & Cooling (S75CF) Silencer 750 Quad Crossfire 750W ATX V2.2 EPS12 24PIN Active PFC Power Supply Red .

I'm considering building a quad-fire system sometime, and am searching around for a power supply that can handle that sort of rig.

This one has the right connectors to potentially run 4 video cards, but it only has 750 watts. I dunno about you, but that doesn't sound like very much to me.

Does anyone know if this would be enough oomf to power 4 3870's for example?

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Why do you want to go quad crossfire???
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Save yourself the headache and disappointment. Anything past 2 video cards scales like crap and isnt worth the money.
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doesnt crossfire have better scaling then sli???
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Kind of...but 3 and 4 card crossfire sucks just as much as 3 and 4 card SLI.
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750 watt should be enough for 4 3870's.

should have gotten the corsair power supply on sail a week ago 750watt for $120
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Dude, its on sale for 70AR right now. Lemmy grab the link.

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good deal even w/out the rebate
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darn i got mine for 99 a few weeks ago
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