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This is my current card: XFX HD-695X-CDDC

I plan to run Crossfire (which should be no problem for my HX850)

However, I was wondering, if I wanted to tri-fire my 6950's could my HX850 handle it?
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Um... yeah no. You want at least a good solid 1000w for that/.
 
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post #3 of 55
My seasonic X660 is running two unlocked OC'd 6950's right now... you never know till you try.
post #4 of 55
I think you should be fine. I saw a chart with tri fire 6970's and a 3960x which pulled around 750w
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post #5 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

Um... yeah no. You want at least a good solid 1000w for that/.

Lol.

He'll be fine.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1140534/psu-calc-final-release

Phaedrus is the psu guru. Get to know his posts biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 55
Corsair severely underrates their psu's. I say you'll be fine.
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http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6850-6870-review/10

See 6850 TDP, ~127W x 3 = 381W TDP

To OP, yes.
 
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post #9 of 55
xfire yes, trifire no
 
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post #10 of 55
If there not overclocked, then yes.

If you are oc'ing the cpu and the three cards, then no.
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