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Old 08-11-2010, 08:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Helping a friend in building a new PC, i have a good question

He wants the Core i7 930 n a GTX 460. Along the line he would probably SLI with another. One PSU we looked at was a Corsair 850W. He plans to OC his CPU n GPU eventually. He will show me a list of parts that i will make a new thread about for opinions. For now, my first question is would he have enought power to sustain a Core i7 930 OCed, 2 GTX 460s possibly OCed, n his motherboard? (other parts shouldnt be a problem).
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with that psu definitely. he could go with a 750w and be just as safe.
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yup no worries there, like muffin man said ud probably be safe with a 750. but make sure you dont skimp on the powersupply and get a crapy one. get a good name brand one and save your self thje head aches
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kk thx. U guys sure for the 750w? I mean, like i said, he will OC both parts n that will draw out more power.
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that's total system power draw during furmark (during crysis it's about 100w less). he'll be fine with a 750w, unless he's really paranoid or something.
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Wow, thats a huge drop over the other 4 series cards.
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kk thx again guys! I truly appreciate the help!
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