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  1. sliver624

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    I know that a SLI Mobo is required, and SLI vid cards. But I was wondering... is a SLI supported power supply required? And is there anything else?
     
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    Yes, you must have a SLI power supply. Why? Because the 24 pin ATX connector is a 28 pin on an SLI power supply, the motherboard needs the four extra wires for the extra power needed for the SLI controller and extra video card. Don't worry though, you can get one for as little as $25 now.
     
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    ya, i found a SLI mobo for 80 (gigabyte) SLI 7600GT's for 160 each, a 460w SLI supported power supply for 40. so im getting a darn good deal there in my opinion, considering that ive went to stores for my past hardware, now im getting this stuff online.
     
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    What brand is the power supply? A cheap no-name unit can be very problematic for an SLI system.
     
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    Never used or heard anything about MSI power supplies. Which model is it?
     
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