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February 10, 2011 5:48:56 PM

Hello,

I just bought a 9800GX2 and i am completely lost in struggle for finding a cheap PSU.
I MIGHT go for a 9800GX2 SLI sometime in future and i cant find a PSU which offers 2 x 8 pin and 2 x 6 pin pci-e connectorsor even one with 4 x 6 pin pci-e that i can convert to 8 pin by using a converter.
I am using asus P5N32-E sli plus+E6600+4GB ocz ram.

i am a bit tight on budget so lookin for the cheapest possible solution.

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a b ) Power supply
February 10, 2011 5:57:41 PM

How cheap is cheap to you?
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February 10, 2011 6:30:28 PM

i am looking for something around 60 quid...give or take a fiver.
i see that i can find 800W or even 900W PSU in that price but they all have problems with the connectors they offer.
If i am not wrong one 9800GX2 requires 1 x 8 pin and 1 x 6 pin connector which would mean i need two of each? .
February 10, 2011 10:01:53 PM

saaiello said:
How cheap is cheap to you?



why ? 50-65 is impossible? whats the minimum in the realms of possibility ?
a c 165 ) Power supply
February 11, 2011 11:23:59 AM

this is an excellent unit and within your budget
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/135514

a bit more budget friendly
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/192111

either one will run your 9800GX2 just fine and just about any other video card out there. I would avoid any cheap 700-800w unit, they are simply garbage and rarely provide the power stated on their box.

if you want to run two 9800GX2, I would strongly suggest you increase your budget.
February 11, 2011 2:17:39 PM

ct1615 said:
this is an excellent unit and within your budget
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/135514

a bit more budget friendly
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/192111

either one will run your 9800GX2 just fine and just about any other video card out there. I would avoid any cheap 700-800w unit, they are simply garbage and rarely provide the power stated on their box.

if you want to run two 9800GX2, I would strongly suggest you increase your budget.



cheers mate...I really appreciate the help and advice , you are a rock-star.

I think I better avoid the hassle of buying another power supply later on and take a bit more heavy hit now and have a peace of mind.
how much should I stretch for running two 9800GX2 ?
a c 165 ) Power supply
February 11, 2011 3:27:52 PM

each card pulls 198w so I would look at a decent 750w unit. the card also runs hot, just an FYI

antec, corsair, enermax, silverstone, ocz, seasonic, xfx are just some of the brands that offer reliable units.

here is a nice budget option
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/124736
February 11, 2011 4:05:58 PM

ct1615 said:
each card pulls 198w so I would look at a decent 750w unit. the card also runs hot, just an FYI

antec, corsair, enermax, silverstone, ocz, seasonic, xfx are just some of the brands that offer reliable units.

here is a nice budget option
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/124736



what about the rail design ? 850watt in typical rail design will hold 198+198w ?
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