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People need to stop recommending overkill PSU's. A good 550W can power an i7 920 at 4.0GHz and a GTX 580, you don't need a 650W for a 6850, and of all things, an AMD CPU.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016
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post #13 of 17
Seems like a bad psu, it mihgt destroy ur system. You should get a quality 600w psu if you wanna cf those 6850s.
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by Thegodlynub View Post
that sucks.... anyone know of a psu i could buy just to run this 6850? one that wouldn't destroy my parts haha cpu is 95watt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817152028

I've used this brand of power supply in several builds, I myself have the 730 watt version running a 1090t and two 5770s in crossfire. I've used all of them and never had a problem. They're also semi-modular!
Edited by tCoLL - 7/22/11 at 4:54pm
post #15 of 17
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
People need to stop recommending overkill PSU's. A good 550W can power an i7 920 at 4.0GHz and a GTX 580, you don't need a 650W for a 6850, and of all things, an AMD CPU.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371016
I was recommending a 650W if he wanted to crossfire later on with either 6850s or 6950s. It doesn't hurt to be prepared.

Take a look at this as well - gives great info on how strong a PSU you would need:

http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...alculator.html


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I bought a brand new ati 5770, the 5 mini port version, and got a mini port to dvi connector the 25 pin connection with it, I had no monitor for this so I bought a dvi to vga adaptor. with everything set up i'm getting no display. should this work? is there a reason why this shouldn't work, I'll post pics of the GPU, mini display adaptor and the dvi to vga adaptor below.


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post #17 of 17
you can always get something like this:

http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Produc...C=1265&ID=1543

I ran one for a while until I upgraded my PSU

Still have it collecting dust actually...
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