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Will my power supply support SLi GTX 570? What CPU Should I get?

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  • Power Supplies
  • Intel i5
  • Support
  • SLI
  • Graphics
  • Gtx
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June 30, 2013 9:45:28 AM

So I have a GTX 570 with a 630w power supply, I'm looking to upgrade it to a SLi, I'm also looking to get a new CPU to overclock it, which would you recommend?

Here are my specs:
Intel i5 3550 (3.3 Ghz)
Corsair 8 GB DDR3 RAM
2 TB Hard-drive
ASUS P8Z77-V-LX
Currently 1 GTX 570

Thanks
-Michael



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June 30, 2013 10:14:17 AM

I would get a 750 watt psu just to be safe unless you have a high quality PSU with silver or better efficiency. The I5 3570k is great for gaming and over clocking, and it's reasonably priced.
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June 30, 2013 10:16:05 AM

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gt...

says 550 for system + 219 for 2nd card ... so even a 750 is bit tight

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/geforce_gtx_570_sl...

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Here is Guru3D's power supply recommendation:

GeForce GTX 570 - On your average system the card requires you to have a 600 Watt power supply unit.
GeForce GTX 570 in 2-way SLI - A second card requires you to add another ~225 Watts. You need a 750+ Watt power supply unit if you use it in a high-end system (800+ to a KiloWatt is recommended if you plan on any overclocking).
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