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11-20-09, 12:31 PM #1
Silverstone OP1000-E question for OW....
Though if anybody else wants to join in I'm happy for that too.
I got this PSU ( review found here ) a while back. And so far I've been very happy with how it's performed. However, rereading the review, I see that Oklahoma Wolf says that he's not sure if he would power three GTX 280 cards off of it. I'm currently running 2 GTX 295 cards with it. The total draw is about 500 to 550 watts. Given that a third GTX 295 card is likely to push the power draw up to about 700 watts, would it be okay to still use this power supply?
If necessary I can switch over to an 850 watt PSU, with a supplemental 650 watt power supply to handle to a video cards.
I'm okay with either option, I'm just looking for the best way to go. Thanks.
11-20-09, 01:09 PM #2
I'd give it a try.Asus P8Z68 Pro-V Gen3
2500K w/ Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme
16GB G.Skill Ripjaws
Inwin GRone, Corsair AX860i
MSI 280X, Asus 270 2GB
250GB Samsung 840 Evo, 640GB WD Black, 2TB Samsung F4, 3TB Seagate 7200.14
Lite-On iHAS324, LG BH14NS40
11-20-09, 01:13 PM #3
Sounds like a plan! Thank you very much!