What PSU for 8800 SLI?

By jfinny01
Nov 24, 2007
  1. hi there,

    was just wondering if this psu would run two 8800 ultra's in full 16x sli,
    or if it would even run two 8800gts or above.

    EZ Cool 700W Tornado PSU - http://www.ebuyer.com/product/133113

    Btw i'm in uk, dont really wanna spend loads on a psu, so any recomendations for another psu for around £60/ 120-139 usd would be very helpful, if the one mentioned above is no good

    cheers people :)
  2. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    I'm afraid that your 700 watt psu just won't cut running two bodacious
    8800's in SLI mode. You're better off spending a little more and upgrade to a 1000 watt SATA/SLI ready power supply. Those things can really draw some juice. Although the requirements are around the 700-800 watt range, it may be okay for idling, but once you tax them out, you're going to get the NVIDIA power warning.
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