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Old 05-01-2008, 01:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: 750 Watts for 4 video cards?

Originally Posted by saltynay View Post
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Why do you want to go quad crossfire???
So that I can run any game at a ridiculous level of quality. Plus after this summer, I'll have a solid $1500-$2000 to blow. And I figure a computer is a wise upgrade from my current Athlon 3500+.

Originally Posted by veedubfreak View Post
Save yourself the headache and disappointment. Anything past 2 video cards scales like crap and isnt worth the money.
Actually, Crossfire scales much better than SLI, and a lot of reviews of it are quite promising.

Originally Posted by stalin90 View Post
doesnt crossfire have better scaling then sli???

Originally Posted by veedubfreak View Post
Kind of...but 3 and 4 card crossfire sucks just as much as 3 and 4 card SLI.
I don't think so, I think it scales quite a bit better than SLI.

Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
750 watt should be enough for 4 3870's.

should have gotten the corsair power supply on sail a week ago 750watt for $120
I haven't bought it quite yet.

Originally Posted by veedubfreak View Post
Dude, its on sale for 70AR right now. Lemmy grab the link.

PROVANTAGE: Corsair Memory CMPSU-750TX 750W TX750W ATX12V Power Supply
Seems like a decent price at $99, but I'm in Canada, and will be ordering from Canada Computers - Your Neighbourhood Computer Store and Service Centre - PC Systems and Hardware Components, Notebooks, Electronics, and more. most likely. I'll keep an eye out though, that PSU seems pretty solid.

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It may scale better than SLI, but still sucks for the money. Dual 9800gtx's or even dual 9600gt's will run anything out today on the quality you speak of..

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