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the 6950 generally recommends 500, which imo is kinda iffy with that psu. the 448 cores Ive seen suggest 550. I've known plenty of people doing fine with psu's under their card's minimum rating, but it's not something I would do. A 560ti (regular) may be a better match.

I'm going to have to sell my PSU and get a 600 watt.
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I'm going to have to sell my PSU and get a 600 watt.

520W is more than enough, you don't need a better PSU. Hell, you would do fine with like a 430W.
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520W is more than enough, you don't need a better PSU. Hell, you would do fine with like a 430W.
Well I'll probably not overclock much. I am going to get the Gigabyte 560 ti 448 and if I don't have any problems I will stick with the 520 ECO. But later on I will definitely have to upgrade.
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6950 2gb ..and..i'd get a beefier PSU..eh..maybe you don't want to OC too high anyway..that's just me tongue.gif
 
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Well I'll probably not overclock much. I am going to get the Gigabyte 560 ti 448 and if I don't have any problems I will stick with the 520 ECO. But later on I will definitely have to upgrade.

A 560Ti 448 uses ~210W? You can OC to your hearts desire and never run into a problem with your 520W power supply. The only reason you should ever need to upgrade is if you do SLI.
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GTX 560Ti 448 1.280GB over the AMD 6950 1GB or 2GB on single 1920x1200 resolution monitor. thumb.gif

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Nvidia is the only way to go.
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