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Can I run a 6870 with a stock i3-2100 on a matx h67 mobo with a 300w Psu?

I have an extra 6870 and want to use it but not if it means replacing the silverstone mini psu.

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300w?? crazy? dont do that..
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post #3 of 9
No 300w is way too little with a 6870. At least something that has 2 pcie connectors.
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Power consumption at load is 247.
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Power consumption at load is 247.
Ting Tong now count CPU and everything :] good morning
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300w ? .... 5670 ftw
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Moheevi_chess View Post
Power consumption at load is 247.
their measurements are at socket...so that is before the psu and is for the entire system.

You would possibly be ok, but it is approaching the limit. I would give it a go
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Yeah didn't think so. Thanks for the quick responses.

The on board intel gpu is a bit weak. I was trying to find a cheap, quick and easy soloution using what I have on hand.

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Edited by cavallino - 11/4/11 at 10:40pm
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Get a 6670 or gt 440
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