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CF 6970 on 620w Seasonic?

post #1 of 48
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Question = Answered

Don't want to push it so I'm going with the M12D 750w.

Don't bother commenting unless you've got proof that a system with a 2500K and CF 6970s will draw less than 580 watts during gaming.
Edited by Polymerabbit - 6/18/11 at 7:50am
 
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I'm pretty sure Seasonics PSU can handle that. Don't oc it too much tho.
     
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Originally Posted by DorkSterr;13916816 
I'm pretty sure Seasonics PSU can handle that. Don't oc it too much tho.

Thats why I want to go with SS, but can they actually supply more then the 620w, or is there a safeguard in place?
 
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EDIT: nvm smile.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by DorkSterr;13916816 
I'm pretty sure Seasonics PSU can handle that. Don't oc it too much tho.

Yeah, says the man with the 1200W PSU biggrin.gif
Edited by ronnin426850 - 6/18/11 at 5:57am
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post #5 of 48
Yup it will handle 6970 in CF but I don't think You'll have much room to overclock these. I would recommend only light OC smile.gif
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post #6 of 48
Why do people always have to cheap out on PSUs? It's the most important part of your computer. Get a 750-850W and be done with it.
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post #7 of 48
I'd recommend getting something more beefier especially if you do game a lot. That HD6970 in CFX pull about 550-600+ Watts alone when under load. I'd recommend getting atleast a 750 Watts PSU.
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Thread Starter 
Is there a higher wattage model in the M12-II series?
 
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EDIT: nvm smile.gif
Edited by ronnin426850 - 6/18/11 at 5:56am
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post #10 of 48
I think not. Better go with the Corsair HX750 if you want a modular PSU.
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