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I'm going to be using this in my sig rig in addition to the 6950.

I already know that the 1gb version will work without overloading my power supply (it has 52a total across all 4 12v rails, with a max of 18 per rail.) But my question is, will the 2gb version consume a significantly higher amount of power? It's the same price just an extra 8 bucks for shipping so I can't resist it, the only problem is will my PSU handle it.

Thanks!
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You could run 2 of them without a problem.
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post #3 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh;14347701 
You could run 2 of them without a problem.

6950 + 460 + another 460???

You know I'm going to be keeping the 6950 in there with the 460....but thanks! I guess that means it'll be fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844;14347722 
6950 + 460 + another 460???

You know I'm going to be keeping the 6950 in there with the 460....but thanks! I guess that means it'll be fine.

Didnt see the 6950, you will still be fine with adding a 460. Why are you adding a 460?
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post #5 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh;14347743 
Didnt see the 6950, you will still be fine with adding a 460. Why are you adding a 460?

for teh lulz.....

I kid. For CUDA and foldin'
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Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844;14347767 
for teh lulz.....

I kid. For CUDA and foldin'

The 2gb will be for the lulz cause it doesn't help folding. For $8 why not lol
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post #7 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh;14347795 
The 2gb will be for the lulz cause it doesn't help folding. For $8 why not lol

For rendering video I was thinking it might help.

Plus for $8 that was the main reason smile.gif
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post #8 of 9
a quality 750 can run two 6950s, and a 460 consumes less power than a 6950. You should be fine smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pangolinman;14347817 
a quality 750 can run two 6950s, and a 460 consumes less power than a 6950. You should be fine smile.gif

Okey dokey.

Thanks everyone! Off to newegg to order this beast biggrin.gif
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