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Originally Posted by Xristo;14396538 
550w ? noway that will work . I used to use a 665w with my sig rig on 1 6970 and it would just switch of due to lack of power .

Get 650 or 700 atleast if u wanna hold that power .

you will find that 550w psu probably isnt even 550w .

If your 665w psu couldn't handle a single 6970, you had a real pos. Probably more like a 400w.

OP, if you only game, you could get away with it for awhile. But if you were doing folding, definitely not. And it would have to be a high quality 550w at that.
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777;14396636 
If your 665w psu couldn't handle a single 6970, you had a real pos. Probably more like a 400w.

OP, if you only game, you could get away with it for awhile. But if you were doing folding, definitely not. And it would have to be a high quality 550w at that.

I have to agree.I'm sure it will hold for a bit.IOf you are going to buy the psu then hold off a bit till you can get a better psu.Like recommended a TX650 or so.Just because it will work for a bit does not mean you will be buying a psu to only replace it with a bigger on soon.Get the cards and save a bit till you can get the better psu.
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