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Old 12-27-11, 08:42 PM   #3
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: Corsair AX850 enough for 3930K and two GTX 580s in SLI?

Originally Posted by Kain View Post
Is an AX850 enough for a 3930K and two GTX 580s in SLI? Most people have said yes but some are saying to be careful. Some reviews have showed that two GTX 580s in SLI pull about 600 watts from the wall (the whole system not just graphics cards).

What do you say? Am I safe?

Note: I am actually considering on upgrading to two GTX 680/780s (whatever they decide to call them) when they are released. I am trying to get an idea if my power supply is up to the job by seeing if it can handle my 3930K and two GTX 580s since they probably have similar power consumption.
As long as you aren't pushing overclocking too far you should be fine.
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