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An ax 1200w should just be able to do it
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Why not 2x 6990's?
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Why not 2x 6990's?
Good luck finding it in stock.

And if you do, have fun overpaying.
    
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Looks like AX1200 it is. I'm not interested in paying $400 for a psu, lol.

EDIT: How about this? http://secure1.ncix.com/products/?sku=58863&promoid=0

Can get it for 168+tax after price match.
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Originally Posted by PhaedraCorruption View Post
Looks like AX1200 it is. I'm not interested in paying $400 for a psu, lol.

EDIT: How about this? http://secure1.ncix.com/products/?sku=58863&promoid=0

Can get it for 168+tax after price match.
that will do also... i just prefer corsair for their customer service.

7 year warranty ftw
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My rig has pulled a nice 815W from the wall.
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post #17 of 40
That's not an AX1200, but it looks nice. O.o


Enermax just put out a few quality 1200W, 1350W, and 1500W PSUs. You should check into those as well.
    
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
that will do also... i just prefer corsair for their customer service.

7 year warranty ftw
Absolutely, love corsair.

At nearly half the price though, I'll go with the OCZ.


One last question guys, a high quality 650W Seasonic should have no problems running two 6970s with just a core 2 duo, right?

And yes I know all about bottleneck, but these will not be used for gaming, I just want to know if the PSU will work in a rig like that


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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.
CPU will be stock for sure, GPU will have a mild overclock at most.
post #19 of 40
why don't you think to buy 2 PSU's? a 400w for the rest of the system and a good 1000W for the video cards... i assume you should pay less
    
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Absolutely, love corsair.

At nearly half the price though, I'll go with the OCZ.


One last question guys, a high quality 650W Seasonic should have no problems running two 6970s with just a core 2 duo, right?

.
probably depending on the total watt consumption of the cpu, and what other peripherals you have

it seems at peak the 6970s consume 550w


and here is what a seasonic x650 can do before shutting down:
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/artic...y-Review/837/8

so at 793W (max output before shutting down) and in AC power of 943W it's still 84% efficient

however it won't last long if you run it at that spec for a prolonged period of time
Edited by badatgames18 - 6/15/11 at 12:36am
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