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    Old 04-02-2012, 07:31 PM
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    Where did the 300w info come from?
    Well, I see NVIDIA GTX 580 Specs site says> [URL="http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-580/specifications"]Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) = 244W[/URL]
    I have low profile GT 520 for PhysX Specs site says> [URL="http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt-520"]Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) = 29W[/URL]

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    Old 04-02-2012, 07:40 PM
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    OH NOES!!!11

    I only have a 650W PSU powering two overclocked 6950s and a 2500K!!!!!1111!!!1!11one
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    Old 04-02-2012, 07:43 PM
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    Well, I see NVIDIA GTX 580 Specs site says> [URL="http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-580/specifications"]Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) = 244W[/URL]
    I have low profile GT 520 for PhysX Specs site says> [URL="http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt-520"]Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) = 29W[/URL]
    You should probably take that GT 520 out because it's most likely slowing you down.

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    Old 04-02-2012, 07:48 PM
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    most review sites have the 580's in SLi at around 500-540 watt, then a very basic i5 2500k system can run on about 150watt power supply. leaving about 150 to play with assuming you could actually fully max out the system. so seems safe to me.
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    Old 04-03-2012, 01:09 AM
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    Where did the 300w info come from?
    High-end video cards can draw 300W at max utilization. I go by what the meter and scope at the lab show me.
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    Old 04-03-2012, 01:11 AM
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    most review sites have the 580's in SLi at around 500-540 watt, then a very basic i5 2500k system can run on about 150watt power supply. leaving about 150 to play with assuming you could actually fully max out the system. so seems safe to me.
    Safe, but not what I would call "comfortably safe." I personally prefer a larger margin of safety. You know, in case the hardware industry ever comes out with something new that you might want to add to your system
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    Old 04-03-2012, 07:15 PM
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    Default 5.3 GHz i7-2700K

    Got a real sweet i7-2700K chip this time around, it holds 5.3 GHz no problem with a custom liquid cooling setup. It just barely outperforms the 5.2 GHz i7-3960X chip in the NodeCount benchmark, so it is the new #1 fastest desktop in that competitive category.

    YouTube video showing the cooling solution with covers off:

    [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CJLKyZ6g6M&feature=player_embedded"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CJLKyZ6g6M&feature=player_embedded[/URL]


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    Old 04-03-2012, 11:44 PM
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    Hey guys! New to the site and semi-new to PC gaming. Here's the rig I just built over the weekend.
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    Hey guys! New to the site and semi-new to PC gaming. Here's the rig I just built over the weekend.
    Nice rig. Welcome to the GTX 680 club!
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    Hey guys! New to the site and semi-new to PC gaming. Here's the rig I just built over the weekend.
    That's no moon, it's a space station!

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