With the release of the
Forceware 91.45 driver, official support for Quad SLI
is now a reality! nVidia has given the go ahead to PC enthusiast who are
willing to take the plunge. The 7950GX2 is no small card, and it will be asking
for a lot of leg space before it gets snapped into its new home. But wait --
there's more! A single card can consume up to 145 watts of power, when
operating at a full tilt pumping pixels in your favorite video game. Quick math
says that's a combination of 290 watts, and we haven't even calculated CPU,
memory, hard drive, DVD..... Ok, you get the picture. Any decent SLI setup
has power requirements, but Quad SLI has power demands. So, if
you've been thinking about Quad SLI, then think about the rest of your PC first,
because the only thing that's worse about not having the hardware, is having it
and not being able to use it.
ready to help make your SLI system build complete. Even if it you are planning
on an extreme Quad SLI setup, the Game X Stream will make sure you have enough
power by putting up to 700 Watts at your disposal. A power reserve of this
magnitude doesn't mean you have to give up quiet operation, nor does it mean
you'll have a nuclear powered reactor heating up your enclosure. The Game
X Stream provides cool, efficient, and quiet power to your PC when you
need it. Best of all, it's back by a no-nonsense 3-year "Power Swap"
warranty. If it fails, you'll get another one to replace it - IN A HURRY!
watt Game X Stream should be enough to future proof the power demands of any
upgrade you intend, for a very long time. With 18 Amps of power provided
down FOUR 12 Volt rails, the word plenty just can't be overused
here. A combined total of 680 Watts of power!