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Sli gtx 460

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July 24, 2012 9:11:47 PM

I currently have a gtx 460 gigabyte v2 (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...) ddr5 1gb
i want to buy my friends gtx 460 that he says is evga 1024mb. Is that compatible? Also i have a silverstone 520W psu with only 1 hdd is that enough?

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a c 214 U Graphics card
July 24, 2012 9:16:22 PM

How many amps are on the +12/v rail of your 520 watt PSU?

What are your full system specs?(CPU,RAM,etc.)

Yes they will work together but I have doubts that your PSU can power it.
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July 24, 2012 9:19:54 PM

I have Cpu: i5 3570k, 8gb mushkin ram, p8z77-v lk Mobo
+3.3V@24A, +5V@24A, +12V1@20A, +12V2@20A, -12V@0.8A, +5VSB@2.5A Seasonic 520w psu
I have done http://extreme.outervision.com/PSUEngine and they told me 470+ recommended and since my psu is 87% i think its good enough
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a c 214 U Graphics card
July 24, 2012 9:46:25 PM

A 520 watt PSU is not enough.I know because I was planning on using a 6870 crossfire with the same PSU.A 6870 consumes the same amount of power as a GTX460.On paper it says it will work but it's just cutting it way to close.And running a PSU at it's max makes it deteriorate a lot faster.Get a good 600 watt PSU and you should be fine.
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July 24, 2012 11:54:25 PM

What about a gtx670 or w/e is = to it in Radeon?
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a c 214 U Graphics card
July 25, 2012 1:14:14 AM

I'm not sure what you mean.The AMD equivalent to a GTX670 would be the 7970.
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