GTX 470 Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Power Consumption SLI Graphics Product Last response: July 24, 2010 6:47 PM in Graphics & Displays Share badoosh July 21, 2010 2:12:08 PM What is the power consumption in watts for the GTX 470 in 4-way sli? More about : gtx 470 shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card July 21, 2010 2:17:00 PM Considering one takes about 230Watts? I'd be guessing 900W. Then 200W for an OC'd processor, you're looking at 1.1kw of pure 12v power. m 0 l borisof007 a b U Graphics card July 21, 2010 9:34:19 PM I would recommend no less than a 1200 watt PSU with PLENTY of amperage on those 12v rails, I'd probably suggest a 1500 watt. Something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources GTX 470 in SLI for 3 27" monitors - Forum GTX 470 Latest Drivers - Forum GTX 470 died, replace just GPU or whole system? - Forum Geforce GTX 470 not working after installing drivers - Forum Bought new GTX470 and colors are only blue!!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 21, 2010 9:55:33 PM A 1200w should be enough, Guru3D were using 794w in total when they tested 3 - way 470 SLi and that was with a Core i7 965 overclocked to 3.75 GHz. m 0 l badoosh July 24, 2010 6:31:46 PM I'm trying to decide which video card would be best for this pc: Core i7 980X 24GB DDR3 1600 Corsair Dominator EVGA X58 3-Way SLI MOBO Ultra 1200w PSU Coolermaster HAF-X case Thanks much also would it be best to use EVGA brand vid cards on a EVGA mobo? m 0 l Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card July 24, 2010 6:38:11 PM The best would be 3x GTX480's but what does your budget allow for? And it won't make any difference what manufactures cards you use with your motherboard. m 0 l Rustyy117 a c 125 U Graphics card July 24, 2010 6:47:34 PM More money than sense? 24GB of RAM!! You seem to have no shortage of cash so why not go for 4 x GTX480's and a 1500W silverstone PSU. it doesn't make any difference what make your GPU's or mobo is. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGTX 465 to 470 Forum SolvedGTX 470 or GTX 650 Forum SolvedGTX 470 SLI Power Requirements Forum Solvedhd 6870 vs gtx 470 Forum SolvedGTX 760 (2gb sc) with GTX 470 (1gb 320bit) as dedicated Physx? Forum SolvedBest Upgrade for GTX 470? Forum SolvedNeed help with gtx470. Forum SolvedReplacement for gtx 470 SLI Forum SolvedPCI-e 2.0 N470GTX vs PCI-e 3.0 650GTX Forum Solvedhi, i'm thinking of buying another nvidea gtx470 to link up through sli, but started to get a bit worried if my psu would be a Forum Solvedq9550 @ 3.6 with a gtx470. Upgrade processer or graphics card for Battlefield 4? Forum SolvedWill the Nvidia GTX 770M (mobile) outperform the Nvidia GTX 470 (desktop) Forum SolvedBuying a new psu to power GTX 470 Forum SolvedCNC 3 Laggs on Core 2 Quad and GTX 470 Forum SolvedGTX 470 issues Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !