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Originally Posted by crUk;15328358 
Not anymore at 11.10 which is what im using. Maybe ill reinstall 11.9.
I guess i have to wait for the other card to arrive.

I mean if you click on the AMD overdrive tab you will see it under fan control.tongue.gif
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post #12 of 29
I'm running CFX 5870's on an Antec TP650, with an overclocked i7 2600k. Haven't had any power problems.
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
I mean if you click on the AMD overdrive tab you will see it under fan control.
Power control has no certain wattage settings. ill have a look at what option 11.9 offers.
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Originally Posted by Sagaris View Post
I'm running CFX 5870's on an Antec TP650, with an overclocked i7 2600k. Haven't had any power problems.
Since you're cpu is not overclocked past 40% and you're gpu's are not overclocked you can run that off a good 550w PSU.

Sorry it's OT...
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post #15 of 29
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Originally Posted by Sagaris View Post
I'm running CFX 5870's on an Antec TP650, with an overclocked i7 2600k. Haven't had any power problems.
5870 consumes less power. Your setup give me a ballpark idea though.

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post #16 of 29
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
Since you're cpu is not overclocked past 40% and you're gpu's are not overclocked you can run that off a good 550w PSU.

Sorry it's OT...
Haha, you're right. The PSU Calc program just recommended me a 550W PSU. Funny, CFX 5870 reviews recommended at least 700W power supplies.

And yeah crUk, I saw in the graphic, but as they don't differ that much and we have the same PSU I thought I'd post anyway. Good luck!
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anyone else have something to throw in?
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post #18 of 29
i agree with the psu buff
post #19 of 29
You're perfectly ok with the TPN 650(excellent PSU), your platform and CPU are very modest in terms or power draw, on an X58 + Gulftown a PSU upgrade might have a point, on this on the other hand it doesn't.
post #20 of 29
I would get a 750 for headroom and just to be safe


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