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Originally Posted by tr4656 View Post
Although cooler master PSUs are not as good as Corsairs since they aren't seasonic (I think). So for a cooler master, the 800w would be enough while corsair tx750v2 is enough if you go corsair.
The silent pro gold series is made by Enhance and is pretty good.

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Any quality 650W power supply is enough. I wouldn't use the Cooler Master GX though.

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Originally Posted by SergeantSilent View Post
Then they obviously haven't used them. They work perfectly fine; as a power supply.
I don't plan to use it for CF, I plan to upgrade to a higher wattage.
TwoCables is right to a degree. The GX 650 made by seventeam was complete crap where as the new one made by Enhance is a decent psu that will suffice.

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They know what they're talking about.

It's working fine for you right now because all you have is a 9400 GT. Once you replace that with two 6970s, it will be an extremely different ballgame. If it works, then I expect lots of instability.

I don't blame you for defending your PSU. After all, this is a part of your sig rig which is your baby. I feel the same way about my system.
He needs to make sure it's Enhance made and not Seventeam made. If it is Seventeam made he needs to throw it out.
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They know what they're talking about.

It's working fine for you right now because all you have is a 9400 GT. Once you replace that with two 6970s, it will be an extremely different ballgame. If it works, then I expect lots of instability.

I don't blame you for defending your PSU. After all, this is a part of your sig rig which is your baby. I feel the same way about my system.
Like I said, I know it's not enough for 2 6970's, so I'm upgrading..
I just don't see how it could be a bad PSU; it works great. My friends have it and have a 6950 in their system, they say it works fine.
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I m sure a 650 watt psu is enough for CF 6970s.

Antec new TP-650
Corsair TX650 V2
XFX core/Pro series
XFX XXX edition

Are all quality units, any one of those would be fine for 6970 CF. The corsair mentioned and XFX unit's have seaonic internals.

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The silent pro gold series is made by Enhance and is pretty good.






TwoCables is right to a degree. The GX 650 made by seventeam was complete crap where as the new one made by Enhance is a decent psu that will suffice.



He needs to make sure it's Enhance made and not Seventeam made. If it is Seventeam made he needs to throw it out.
How can we tell whether it's Seventeam or Enhance?


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Like I said, I know it's not enough for 2 6970's, so I'm upgrading..
I just don't see how it could be a bad PSU; it works great. My friends have it and have a 6950 in their system, they say it works fine.
Just one 6950?
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He needs to make sure it's Enhance made and not Seventeam made. If it is Seventeam made he needs to throw it out.
How can I tell who made it?
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Originally Posted by SergeantSilent View Post
Like I said, I know it's not enough for 2 6970's, so I'm upgrading..
I just don't see how it could be a bad PSU; it works great. My friends have it and have a 6950 in their system, they say it works fine.
Read my above post. Anyway 1 6950 can be run off of a 400w psu so that's why they haven't had any problems. Well that is if their psu is Seventeam made.

Edit: too tell if it is Seventeam the model number will be RS-650-ACAA-E3 and with the Enhance model the E will be changed to a D so RS-650-ACAA-D3
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Just one 6950?
One friend has just one 6950, the other has CF 6870's.
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One friend has just one 6950, the other has CF 6870's.
Two 6870s pull less power than two 6970s. A system with two 6870s would be fine with any quality 550W power supply.
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It's RS650-ACAAE3-US, so I suppose Seventeam made it.
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It's your system and your money, but I wouldn't risk it. If that PSU fails, then there's a chance you could lose either a part of your system, or even all of it.
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