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Old 02-24-2009, 09:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My 3rd GTX285 will arrive today and I'm rather curious as to whether my 1000w psu will be sufficient to push everything in my system. I used the eXtreme Power Supply Calculator but how accurate is it?



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Old 02-24-2009, 11:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Power Supply...is it enough?

You have way to much money and I have no idea if tri SLi is worth it but yes it will push everything along no problem LOL.
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Default Re: Power Supply...is it enough?

why are you upgrading to a (upgrading to the QX9770)

an i7 would be so much cheaper (unless you have some side deal) and would be better performance.

even the i7 965 is cheaper than the qx9770.

just a thought.
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^ Agreed, waste of money not getting an i7.
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Those PSU calculators are garbage.

Oh, and, you will have plenty of power.
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