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just wanting to know if I'll need to get a bigger PSU later on if/when I get a second radeon 6870.
     
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A good 650w, yes.

Which one do you have?
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post #3 of 57
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Originally Posted by remnant View Post
just wanting to know if I'll need to get a bigger PSU later on if/when I get a second radeon 6870.
If it's a good unit, it'll easily power your setup. I could power your setup with my HX520
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No but what's the current 650w? Just to be sure it's actually putting out that wattage and good enough amperage.

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post #5 of 57
Yes, will be fine. Running two 6870's on a seasonic x series 660w no problem.
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Originally Posted by jagz View Post
No but what's the current 650w? Just to be sure it's actually putting out that wattage and good enough amperage.

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Incorrect, a 650 watt PSU is easily enough for two 6870's as long as it's a decent unit. But also, we do need to know what the current PSU is as you've stated.
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Originally Posted by bR0ken_pr0Jector View Post
Incorrect, a 650 watt PSU is easily enough for two 6870's as long as it's a decent unit. But also, we do need to know what the current PSU is as you've stated.
Are you kidding me? Can you read question's correctly?

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Originally Posted by remnant View Post
just wanting to know if I'll need to get a bigger PSU later on if/when I get a second radeon 6870.
Quote:
No but what's the current 650w? Just to be sure it's actually putting out that wattage and good enough amperage.

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Do you get it? No, You won't need a bigger PSU...

You all are the ones that said "YES"
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post #8 of 57
if its a good psu it should be able to.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jagz;15605506 
Are you kidding me? Can you read question's correctly?



Do you get it? No, You won't need a bigger PSU...

You all are the ones that said "YES"

Ah, my bad, I was reading by the title. =/
post #10 of 57
Should be good to go but you can always check.

http://www.corsair.com/learn_n_explore/?psu=yes
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