8800GTS SLI Power Requirement?

I'm currently running a Thermaltake 700w PSU:

And I was wondering if it was powerful enough to run an 8800GTS (512) in SLI. I've had this power supply for over a year and its been great so far, I just want to see if it has anymore juice left in it.

I realize that my board does not support SLI and I may be upgrading to a 780i board.

Any advice would be great.

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  1. more than enough power, could get away with 620+ watts
  2. I would guess that 700 Watt would be sufficient. I will tell you that I just tried two 8800GTS 512 G92 cards and I have a 620W supply and its on the line of not enough. I can play some older games. But when I tried COD4 my PC just shut off. So I'm saying 620W isn't enough. I'd go with 750+ if I were you, but my pockets may be deeper.
  3. A high quality psu with 550w would be enough for 8800gts sli.
  4. I have a 530w PSU (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152028) and have 8800 GTS in sli and i can barely get away with it. I can also play older games, but when i play COD4, It shuts down after a bit. I'm definitely looking to upgrade.
  5. Oh yeah, I'd recommend the 680i if you can find it for cheap. Newegg deactivated it because it's so great. Unless you're aiming for 3 way sli, this is the best 2 way SLI you can get.
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