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Old 07-28-2008, 12:34 AM   #1
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I simply want someone to tell me, whether or not my power supply will be able to handle 2 Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX OC video cards.

I am currently running a Apevia 680-watt Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...440&CatId=2036

Here is what Nvidia says are the minimum requirements for 1 card.

-475W PCI Express®-compliant system power supply with a combined 12V current rating of 26A or more (Minimum system power requirement based on a PC configured with an Intel Core®2 Duo E4500 processor)

So will my power supply handle 2 of these cards?

Running, 1 harddrive, Intel E8400 on this PSU btw.
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Yup it will be enough. Your PSU supplies 680W and a combined 46A on the 12V rails.

Recommended for SLI is 550W and 30A.
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Yup it will be enough. Your PSU supplies 680W and a combined 46A on the 12V rails.

Recommended for SLI is 550W and 30A.
good enough answer for me . Rep for you
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Old 07-28-2008, 05:01 AM   #4
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It only has two PCI-E connectors. Two 9800GTX's would require four connectors, you'd be forced to use the molex to PCI-E adapters.
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It only has two PCI-E connectors. Two 9800GTX's would require four connectors, you'd be forced to use the molex to PCI-E adapters.
yup i know that...there's no problem with that
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