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Will a 300 watt PSU be able to run 2x Radeon HD 6570's?

post #1 of 17
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As title states.
If not, how about a 350/400 watt PSU?
post #2 of 17
Depends. What else are you running on it? CPU, etc.

EDIT: If it's your sig rig... Probably not. I would be pretty surprised if you could pull that off.
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post #3 of 17
mate tbh you're gunna need a minumum 500w.
post #4 of 17
Yes, you would be fine running everything stock. If you start overclocking stuff, then you'd need a bit more headroom.
post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by K62-RIG View Post

mate tbh you're gunna need a minumum 500w.

LOL......no.
post #6 of 17
I don't think so. Especially if it is not a quality brand PSU. Cheap brands are "optimistic" about power output. But a nice 500W or 600W psu (Seasonic, Corsair, Enermax, Antec etc.) can be found for a reasonable price.
    
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post #7 of 17
Im running a i3 + 6770 on a cheap SFX 250w psu. that came with a mITX case. It pulls 180w at the socket running furmark. not sure how much a 6570 uses, but im sure you might be able to extrapolate an answer. OR; use this: www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by K62-RIG View Post

mate tbh you're gunna need a minumum 500w.

No. The 6570 barley pulls any wattage. Depends on system. I ran a 9600gt on a piece of junk 300watt psu. Then again it was the 59 watt version. You should be safe if its a good one and you have a low power draw system.
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post #9 of 17
What power supply is it? If its of descent quality you will have plenty of power, the 6570s only pull like 50 watts each
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post #10 of 17
I just looked up the diamond ATI 6570 to check and they suggest 500w for crossfire.

400 Watt or greater power supply recommended (500 Watt for ATI CrossFireX™ technology in dual mode) · Certified power supplies are recommended. Refer to http://support.amd.com/us/certified/power-supplies/Pages/listing.aspx

source of the above comment - http://www.diamondmm.com/6570PE31G.php

since I am not running ATI cards I had to look it up for ya. biggrin.gif
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