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is it safe to unlock 6950 at 600w power supply?

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hello all, i have a xfx hd 6950 2gb. is it safe to unlock to a 6970 with only a 600w power supply? beacuse i know it uses more power and i dont want to risk maxing out.
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amd 955 black xfx hd6950 2gb 2x2gb dominator; 2x4gb vengence (both 1600) 1tb 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
win 7 64bit ultimate 3 x 20 inch acer microsoft sidewinder x5 600w coolmax 
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Xion AXP 100 Gaming Series Steel ATX Mid Tower razer naga razer kabuto 
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It's definitely safe if you're using a quality psu. Not sure if yours is good or not.
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EVGA SuperNOVA G2 650 Fractal Design Define R5 
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