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Poll Results: Powercolor 6850 or XFX 6850? Don't forget the rest of the post!!!

 
  • 78% (11)
    Powercolor 6850
  • 21% (3)
    XFX 6850 (Dual Fan)
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post #11 of 15
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well to be honest i already have and have been using the following parts already

CPU = Phenom II X6 1055T YES
CPU COOLING = Corsair H50 YES
Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+ SHOULD I BUY
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W YES
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB YES
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II YES

So really it was more of a question of should i get this mobo and will everything be compatible with it... also will my psu have enough power to run the new 6850 and in feature 6850 crossfire?
    
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post
well to be honest i already have and have been using the following parts already

CPU = Phenom II X6 1055T YES
CPU COOLING = Corsair H50 YES
Mother Board = ASUS Crosshair V Formula AM3+ SHOULD I BUY
Power Supply = Thermaltake TR2 RX 650W YES
Memory = Kingston HyperX 4GB YES
Case = Coolermaster CM 690 Advanced II YES

So really it was more of a question of should i get this mobo and will everything be compatible with it... also will my psu have enough power to run the new 6850 and in feature 6850 crossfire?


650W should be fine. I am running 6870 + 6850 and it works no problem
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post #13 of 15
If it's a toughpower, then yes.

read more about the difference between thermaltake units here: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...take-psus.html [credit goes to phaedrus obviously]

Even if it's one of the mediocre ones you'll be okay.

edit: and I wouldn't go for such a high end motherboard, but that's just me.

My recommendation: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128509
    
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post #14 of 15
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The reason why i am going with this mobo is because i dont want to have to upgrade it for a LONG time so i though get a really nice one now dont worry bout it for a few years. also i have the crap psu
Edited by golfergolfer - 8/2/11 at 1:18pm
    
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post #15 of 15
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Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post
The reason why i am going with this mobo is because i dont want to have to upgrade it for a LONG time so i though get a really nice one now dont worry bout it for a few years. also i have the crap psu
Why would that motherboard last longer than any other?

unless you plan on doing tri sli, that motherboard has no huge advantage over the one I posted.
    
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