I've never Crossfire/SLI-ed before, but I've been told a few times that a good 700W unit would be pretty good if I ever wanted to do it.
That is kind of a vague statement. Obviously it depends on which GPU you want to Crossfire or SLI, and what kind of components you have for the rest of your build. 700W could both be too much or not enough depending on those things. Though I agree that for a lot of popular components that people are using now, 700W should be fine. --- I5 3570 | GTX 760 | FILCO Majestouch 2 tenkeyless | Zowie FK | Asus Xonar DGX | Kingston 120 GB SSD | Sennheiser HD 518 | Samsung S24A350H
#6KabtheMentatPosted 11/19/2013 5:11:47 AM
Well, yeah. I assumed it meant an average build. Decent AMD or Intel CPU, 2 GPUs, maybe an aftermarket CPU fan, 8GB RAM, blah blah blah. --- Big Money. Big Women. Big Fun. Skillz Ferguson
#7thaandieselPosted 11/19/2013 8:01:13 AM
Typically, yes, 700 watts would do for just about all new SLI cards, your issue being is you picked the biggest and best gpu's to do it with hehe. --- <- FX6300@4.6ghz - Asus Extreme5 - RipjawX 2100 - Hyper 212+ - GTX 470 800mhz - xfi 5.1 usb - turtle beach HPA2 true 5.1 - 120 gig Samsung 830 SSD ->
#8ThePCElitistPosted 11/19/2013 8:05:36 AM
I would go 850 to be safe and have some comfort space. --- I hate windows 8!
#9fuzzymanPosted 11/19/2013 8:22:21 AM(edited)
250-300W per card depending on load and clocks --- http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg
#10Dillinger7311Posted 11/19/2013 8:54:33 AM
I would say no. My rig at full load is around 750w with sli 780's. I would go with at least a 850w so your PSU is not struggling to keep up. --- i7 4770k @ 4.5Ghz | SLI EVGA GTX SC ACX 780's | Corsair Vengeance 16GB 2400Mhz | Sabertooth Z87 | Corsair Force GT 240GB SSD | Corsair AX 860i |