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So - Shall I do it or not, I have the GPU next to me and it says on both of the boxes that it requires 600W to do crossfire.

I know like somebody stated above that my OCZ PSU can output 700W at full load.
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If you ask me you've got about 200w head room, go for it.
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by WTHbot View Post
If you ask me you've got about 200w head room, go for it.
Maybe not 200w but you have heaps of headroom. That PSU is rated at 600w but should be fine pulling over 600w on the wall. A 5850 alone only uses around 150w ea, leaves u 300w for cpu and everything else roughly which is plenty imo.
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post #14 of 14
Dude, a 600W is fine, just PM phaedrus about it.

750W is overkill for 2x 5850 and a OC.

650W is plenty for a hefty OC on CPU and 2 GPUs, so 600W crossfire wqith a mild OC is fine.

If theres not enough power your PSU will just shut down, since its a quality PSU.
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