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The manufacturer's suggestion is always somewhat inflated to account for cheap, garbage PSUs.
Ok, that makes sense. Thank you So do you think with one of the 600w PSU's from the recommended list I could get away with Phenom II x4 and 6870's in crossfire? Or would you say absolutely no less than a quality 650w PSU for crossfire with 6870's?
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Thread Starter 
Well what does the calculator say?
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Why did you put GTX580s in the same class as the GTX570s and below the GTX480s, I thought in practice they consumed about the same power as the 480s.
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Just a small tip, i7 2600k is not socket 1366.

Other than that, excellent guide. It's true as well. My sig rig ran fine with my HTPC's Silverstone 500w PSU even while GPU folding+CPU folding while i got my Antec PSU. It was for not too long, but it worked flawlessly, with video cards and CPU OC'd.

My question is, what about semi-dedicated crunching rigs? Me being a tad busy with work, i fold/BOINC for 12-14 hours a day or so, then turn PC off. Also, when i'm not crunching, i play (2-4 more hours). If i want to see my mail or read something, i switch to my laptop or start crunching, so it's not really "idle" (my rule of thumb, if i'm not gaming i'm crunching, unless it's off)
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Thread Starter 
Bumped the HD6970 up a category, after seeing what some people were getting with the power cap at +20%.
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Thanks for this. I can see the SeaSonic 620w I have in my sig rig will eat the rest of the rig for breakfeast
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post #107 of 337
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Well what does the calculator say?
Calculator says + or - 50w, sooo, yes? lol
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post #108 of 337
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Normal usage. For folding I'd multiply final result by 1.5. I'll add that to the guide.
Water cooled i7 970 with dual 570s . Corsair AX850 Can I fold 24/7 on just the cpu or should I have more psu?
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post #109 of 337
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Bumped the HD6970 up a category, after seeing what some people were getting with the power cap at +20%.
maybe its just early and im seeing things but i think the 6970 is in both class 2 and class 3 in the crossfire/sli catagory lol
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post #110 of 337
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Bumped the HD6970 up a category, after seeing what some people were getting with the power cap at +20%.
Are there any reviews with power consumption measured while the power cap is raised?
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