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hello, i want to upgrade my PSU budget around $120...I am now owning a corsair gs 600 but that ain't sufficient for an xfire 6870 ..Which i'll be gonna do say in next 2-3 weeks. Some good reccomendationss.. That's it help !!
Edited by henryy5ghz - 2/16/12 at 9:17am
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010

117.49 after discount and MIR
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
117.49 after discount and MIR

^this.
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by henryy5ghz View Post

hello, i want to upgrade my PSU budget around $120...I am now owning a corsair gs 600 but that ain't sufficient for an xfire 6870 ..Which i'll be gonna do say in next 2-3 weeks. Some good reccomendationss.. That's it help !!

The GS600 is plenty for 6870 CFX.
post #5 of 11
You don't need a new PSU. What makes you think that you do?
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i just thought that it won't be able to handle xfire 6870. Also i'll be crossfiring with a 6850
So should i just simply go and grab a 6850 or
wait and buy a new PSU first and then a month later a 6850..

Help me out as i'm not able to make out anything
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post #7 of 11
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121085 solid unit..72% efficiency 750w (669 on 12v rail)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256072 700w

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153129 700w

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817104099 700w gold..nice unit


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151100 850w

TBH..depending on what your cpu is/how high it's clocked..what you have may be enough...
2 6870s would pull what..about 340w? max?
Edited by Schmuckley - 2/16/12 at 5:40pm
 
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by henryy5ghz View Post

i just thought that it won't be able to handle xfire 6870. Also i'll be crossfiring with a 6850
So should i just simply go and grab a 6850 or
wait and buy a new PSU first and then a month later a 6850..
Help me out as i'm not able to make out anything

I'm confused as to what you're ultimately going to have in the PC, but your current Corsair GS600 can handle a pair of 6870s easily, obviously it can also handle a pair of 6850s or a mix of 6870+6850. So please don't waste money on a new PSU.
post #9 of 11
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I'm confused as to what you're ultimately going to have in the PC, but your current Corsair GS600 can handle a pair of 6870s easily, obviously it can also handle a pair of 6850s or a mix of 6870+6850. So please don't waste money on a new PSU.

Pretty much this, you don't need anything more than what you have for 6870 crossfire.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6850-6870-crossfirex-review/

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/301

look through those, and you'll see that you even have a bit of OC headroom with your current psu.
   
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by henryy5ghz View Post

i just thought that it won't be able to handle xfire 6870. Also i'll be crossfiring with a 6850
So should i just simply go and grab a 6850 or
wait and buy a new PSU first and then a month later a 6850..
Help me out as i'm not able to make out anything

6879 Or 6850 have a low TDP. You don't need a new psu.
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i5 750  Gigabyte P55 UD4P rev 1.0 HIS 6850 / SLI GTX 460 Corsair Vengeance DDR3 (2x4gb) 1600mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250 GB WD x2 Raid 0 ASUS DVD/R Corsair H50 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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LG 22' LCD Logitech MK260 CM Silent Pro M600w Lian Li PC 60Plus II 
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