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I'm thinking of getting another XFX 6850 but I have a question, will the second gfx slot give me just as much performance as the main one? Isn't it like x8 or something?

My current PSU is a CoolerMaster GX 750W. Can that handle 2 6850's?
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I'm thinking of getting another XFX 6850 but I have a question, will the second gfx slot give me just as much performance as the main one? Isn't it like x8 or something?
the difference between 16x and 8x is minimal, I say go for it and enjoy CF
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yeah CF and SLI are awesome. Its a great way to stretch the life of you aging gpus and still get amazing performance. Windows gave my gtx260s a higher rating than my friends gtx480.
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Will 750W be enough? I'm thinking of selling this GX 750 and getting a Corsair 750/800W that will hopefully be modular.
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Will 750W be enough? I'm thinking of selling this GX 750 and getting a Corsair 750/800W that will hopefully be modular.
If it's a quality 750W, it should suffice.
    
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We'll see I guess haha. I still would like to have one of the modular Corsair ones.
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We'll see I guess haha. I still would like to have one of the modular Corsair ones.
When thinking about it, those HD6850's are very nice when it comes to power draw I believe. So it should be absolutely no problem with that Cooler Master 750W Powersupply
    
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post #2868 of 9370
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Will 750W be enough? I'm thinking of selling this GX 750 and getting a Corsair 750/800W that will hopefully be modular.
Not so sure about the quality of your unit but a good 650w would be more than enough with extra headroom. That said a quality 550w is perfect for CF 6850, they draw very little power and very similar (I think it's a little less actually) to 460s in terms of power consumtion. Something like these come to mind:

XFX 550w Core non modular $50

I don't know many modular 550w and if there are any.


or you could go for a 650w PSU like this:

Corsair TX650 V2 $110 semi modular (I think)

Or a semi modular like mine (XFX XXX Edition)

Anyways these are some options for you if your looking to buy a PSU.

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post #2869 of 9370
I've got this Corsair HX 750 in my wishlist.

I assume it is semi-modular.
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Been a while since I posted in this thread, but I've encountered an unusual quirk since putting this board in my main rig. Every time I turn the computer on, I am unable to connect to the internet, despite the machine not being connected to the network in any way. Is there any part of the board that would cause that kind of interference.

Note, the interference is on WiFi.
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