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post #1 of 4
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Looking to see about upgrading my machine soon. Reason for a new MOBO btw is my current one only has one PCI Express slot.

Thinking of going PSU>MOBO>2nd 6870 CF

or simply

PSU>Radeon 6950 or 6970

Any other ideas plz feel free to share

PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817207014

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128514

GPU 6870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150506

GPU 6950: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127575
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This is a good 620w power supply and the oem is Seasonic
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0348767
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post #3 of 4
You won't need to upgrade your PSU if you're just going for a single 6950/6970.
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I vote the 6950.
Upgrade the PSU last. When you are crossfiring.
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