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Factor in efficiency i am posting this from my phone so i am pulling from my memory. I will get out of bed and make a video for you all.


Get a 650W PSU and run CPU 5.0GHz + 2x 6950 @1.3v 1020/1500mhz then run Prime95 + Furmark for 30 mins.

 

I am sure I will be fine with any of my 1500w, 1250w or 1200w PSU to draw 800W from the wall.

 

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i would have no problem running all that on a 650w because i know it will handle it and i would also have no problem running it 24/7 because i know they are unrealistic loads.
    
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bf3 5ghz and stock gpu's like he runs his cards.
View My Video

and p95 and furmark which we all know isnt a realistic load that your computer will EVER see.
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DUDE! I gotta get me one of those Kill A Watts!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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so i switched my drivers to 11.12 and cap to 11.12 as well.. same thing is happening. 1 gpu is at 100% usage and one at 70% max. core is 850 for gpu1 and 500 for the other one. i'm running out of theories here guys..
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Have you put both overdrive sliders to +20% ... this is crazy frown.gif
    
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Have you tried the cards individually?
Have you tried other games and does the same thing happen?
Are you uninstalling drivers properly with driver sweeper in safe mode to get rid of absolutely everything for a clean install?
Have you tried formatting and reinstalling Windows?
Have you got a bigger PSU you can borrow to test?
In AB have you checked 'synchronize settings for similar cards', could be something to try?
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post #28 of 35
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bf3 5ghz and stock gpu's like he runs his cards.
View My Video

and p95 and furmark which we all know isnt a realistic load that your computer will EVER see.
View My Video


I am sure the 1,050W PSU will be fine to handle any load below its rated capacity of 1,050W. The point here is, we don't want to mislead/misguide OP, that he will be fine with his 650W running Prime95+ Furmark at the same time with everything overclcoked with the same load using a 1050W PSU as yours.

 

We don't want to act like one guy in the PSU section who keeps telling people how much they will need, always suggest lower wattage PSU than the whole system will ever draw (realistic or not) to get +Reps from noobs.

 

In some cases, based on his suggestions, the PSU blew up. All he said later was "Oh, you must have a deffective PSU. The PSU from China damaged during shipment half around the globe + a *wink*". That's it. No sorry, aplogize or going to replace the damaged parts for giving bad advice/misguiding to prove his points at others cost

 

We don't want to give that kind of advice around for whatever reasons, do we? At least I don't want to that with something I don't want to do with my own system. To save few $$ is not worth the cost ,time, data lost and headache of damages from PSU failure.


 

 

 

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I am sure the 1,050W PSU will be fine to handle any load below its rated capacity of 1,050W. The point here is, we don't want to mislead/misguide OP, that he will be fine with his 650W running Prime95+ Furmark at the same time with everything overclcoked with the same load using a 1050W PSU as yours.

 

We don't want to act like one guy in the PSU section who keeps telling people how much they will need, always suggest lower wattage PSU than the whole system will ever draw (realistic or not) to get +Reps from noobs.

 

In some cases, based on his suggestions, the PSU blew up. All he said later was "Oh, you must have a deffective PSU. The PSU from China damaged during shipment half around the globe + a *wink*". That's it. No sorry, aplogize or going to replace the damaged parts for giving bad advice/misguiding to prove his points at others cost

 

We don't want to give that kind of advice around for whatever reasons, do we? At least I don't want to that with something I don't want to do with my own system. To save few $$ is not worth the cost ,time, data lost and headache of damages from PSU failure.


 

 

 


But the thing is he isnt saying that his second gpu isnt at 100% while running furmark and p95 he is saying that about bf3 which uses like 200w+ less than the 650 his psu is rated for.
    
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Understand what you are saying at the point what you are looking at.

Sorry, if I could not say it any clearer. Will just leave it at that cheers.gif

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