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Old April 9, 2012, 03:18 AM
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Is an Aerocool StrikeX 600W enough for 2 GTX 560's in SLI?
I was thinking about upgrading my PSU.
I was considering the Silverstone Strider series 600w. it has 4 PCI-E 6 pins and an 8 pin.
or a Seasonic X-series 650w or a 750w. Please tell me what PSU is better.
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Old April 9, 2012, 07:54 AM
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ic the 12v rail @50 amp and they claim 80


so it a no go with dual cards on this unit

Silverstone Strider series 600w will support 2 cards for they using 2x 12v @ 32 amps

Seasonic X-series


take the 750 for dual cards
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Old April 9, 2012, 08:16 AM
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before i go with the Seasonic 750w, i was wondering, the 650w model and the 750w model has all the same connectors right? the have 4 6+2 pcie pins.
so, the 650 will be good but it might have some issues. and the 750 is just fine. amirite?
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Old April 9, 2012, 08:58 AM
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If you are going SLI I'd go with the Seasonic 750W or the Corsair AX 750 (of course there are a couple other good choices out there but you can't go wrong with those 2).
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I have the XFX Core 650W (which is built by Seasonic) and it was working fine with 2 x 9800GTX+ and a GTX460 in the same time so even the 650W unit will be fine.
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Old April 10, 2012, 02:18 AM
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thanks guys, i will go with the 750w model. ^^
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Old April 10, 2012, 02:54 AM
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wait! i just saw a Thermaltake GRAND 80+ GOLD 750w for a cheaper price! on newegg it was $179 (original price) $149 (discounted) it was 10 dollars cheaper. (damn, i'm cheap.) it also has 4 pci-e 8pins with 8pin to 6pin adapters. should i go with the thermaltake or still go with the seasonic?
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Old April 10, 2012, 03:45 AM
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seasonic would be a better choice in my opinion. it is considered one of the most reliable psu manufacturers in the world.
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Old April 10, 2012, 05:37 AM
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Still go with Seasonic or Corsair.
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