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    What PSU for SLI system?

    As subject says..........i've been looking at the 600W Enermax Noisetaker SLi. Costs a bomb though!!!!


    Is there anything else out there that might be worth considering?

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    Tagan 480w

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    Has that got enough beef to run x2 6800gt's?

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    Pretty sure I saw a pre built sli rig powered with a tagan 480w. Worth checking tho to make sure. OCZ powerstreams get lots of praise too.

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    the tagan even has two pcie graphics power cables - get the feeling they have sli in mind?

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    tagan, sli edition
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    ok will do some research into that. cheers all

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    Quote Originally Posted by darrensen
    Has that got enough beef to run x2 6800gt's?
    Runs my two just fine. Plus a 15k scsi drive, 2x sata drives, fans, optical disks, etc.

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    The Silvers Stone ST65ZF looks pretty good (from a spec POV). In Oz, they're around the AU$230 mark. Competitively priced against the 520W OCZ Powerstream here.
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    I've seen a tagan 480 power two 6800Ultras and 2 Xeon chips... so yes it can handle it

    In fact I'm getting the Tagan 2Force 480 soon.
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    Ok sounds like the one then!!

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    If you want more, for something you could get a hiper 525w. My cousin got sent one instead of the 425w he orderd. Its very quiet. A good psu.

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Hiper.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trippledence
    If you want more, for something you could get a hiper 525w. My cousin got sent one instead of the 425w he orderd. Its very quiet. A good psu.

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Hiper.html
    Just a warning, there have been a few cases of hiper's exploding.

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    I might spend the extra 25 quidf and get the 600W Enermax Noisetaker SLi as it'll see me through in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darrensen
    I might spend the extra 25 quidf and get the 600W Enermax Noisetaker SLi as it'll see me through in the future.
    I've read good and bad about that PSU. In the end I decided against it and went with the 520Watt Tagan 2Force.
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