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1000w enough for 4x 6970?

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This one to be exact: http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story3&reid=52

It's not a crappy CM, JG gave it a 9/10


Thoughts?
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I'd recommend more than 1k. Each card can draw 250w.
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CPU will be a x6
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With an X6 and 4 6970 get a 1.5KW, especially if you plan to OC
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I'd recommend at least a 1250.


With all that hardware, you should be able to afford a bigger PSU. =)
    
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Originally Posted by PhaedraCorruption View Post
CPU will be a x6
Assuming a hefty overclock on the CPU and the 6970's, I'd lean more towards a bigger PSU honestly. That's quite a load to put on a 1000w unit, even the best of them.
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It doesn't even have enough connectors.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/H...D_6970/27.html Looks like those cards can max out at ~280W. If you're folding I think you'll just see the normal load wattage on that page, in which case you'd be fine
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Yea my vote is the Silverstone Strider 1500W. That thing can run ANYTHING!!!
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Yea my vote is the Silverstone Strider 1500W. That thing can run ANYTHING!!!
That thing is 400 bucks lol.

You can use a TPQ1200. It works fine for my loaded quadfire rig.
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