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post #1 of 10
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Just about to order sleeving and such for my PSU, but want to make sure it's going to be enough to last me to make it all worth while.

It's running my sig rig all fine and dandy right now, but I do have a second 6950 in my sights.

Question: Can my TX650 handle a 2nd 6950?'

TIA
post #2 of 10
Easily,

If you were to say 2 GTX570's i'd be a little (very small) concerned, but two 6950's it'll blow apart , If I were you i'd sell your 1Gb model and get 2 2GB models

Comps
post #3 of 10
even my quality 550w psu can handle 4890 crossfire before this
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Easily,

If you were to say 2 GTX570's i'd be a little (very small) concerned, but two 6950's it'll blow apart , If I were you i'd sell your 1Gb model and get 2 2GB models

Comps
Thankyou for your input. I don't need the extra 1GB vram though, just 1080p.

Quote:
Originally Posted by lotdash0t View Post
even my quality 550w psu can handle 4890 crossfire before this
Cheers mate.

+REP to both, so far I am keeping my TX650
post #5 of 10
I think he's suggesting the 2GB version so that you can unlock the shaders and make it essentially a 6970.
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post #6 of 10
Yeah, your TX650 is enough.
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my TX650 is running my Signature rig .. so 5770 in CF
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post #8 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by FreakaZoidDK View Post
my TX650 is running my Signature rig .. so 5770 in CF
Yeah but they use much less wattage than the GPU's in question.

The corsair series is a great collection, whilst yes they may be a bit expensive imo they are worth it.

Yes, I am a little bit of a fanboi when it comes to comes to corsair but I can appriciate the other very good makes such as antec
post #9 of 10
Yeah - but I asked poeple for advise in my Crossfire setup - and got the info that it wouldn't be any problemAT ALL - So I think that the TX650 would be suitable for the job.
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post #10 of 10
The only downside to the TX650 is the low number of PCI-E connectors. You'll need to use molex adapaters, but the PSU can handle the load.
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