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post #11 of 57
A decent quality 650W PSU will be fine. look for a PSU with an "80 plus silver" certificate, or bronze if you're feeling confident
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post #12 of 57
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Cool by the sounds of it I sould be good. I've updated my computer sry bout that didnt know how to
     
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post #13 of 57
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Originally Posted by bR0ken_pr0Jector View Post
Ah, my bad, I was reading by the title. =/
Yep and I was snappy, Sorry too. I just rolled out of bed

I actually knew someone would quote me and say what you said I could have worded it better.

Which 650w you have OP?
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post #14 of 57
uhm the gx 650 isn't considered a good psu

the older RS-650-ACAA-E3 model is garbage but the newer RS-650-ACAA-D3 is better which one do you have
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post #15 of 57
CM 650? yes it will power it but your Psu will be running close to 100% alot of the time.

BUT your cpu might bottleneck it
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post #16 of 57
If the PSU is a good one, yea, 2x6870s would be fine on a 650W.
    
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post #17 of 57
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Originally Posted by Darksoul844 View Post
CM 650? yes it will power it but your Psu will be running close to 100% alot of the time.

BUT your cpu might bottleneck it
not even close to that he'll be lucky if it even breaks 400 watts gaming
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post #18 of 57
Don't worry your GX 650 is fine. the 12V rail is rated at 624w and its Bronze rating.

I ran 6870s with a Antec HCG 620w before with no issues. CPU was OC, and the 6870s were factory OC to 920 mhz.
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post #19 of 57
650 works with my set up
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What I have

COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W ATX12V v2.31 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
     
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