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Hey guys! I was wondering whether 6870 cf will work with my psu (Coolermaster eXtreme Power 700W). It meets the wattage requirement, but there isnt enough PCIe cables. So I'd have the use molex to pcie. Then I would have to use a molex splitter as I only have two molex connectors left.
It has a single 12V rail rated at 52 Amps! I really want to know whether this will work! I also have an i5 2500k at 4.5GHz @ 1.30v (ignore sig).
Thanks!
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Hey guys! I was wondering whether 6870 cf will work with my psu (Coolermaster eXtreme Power 700W). It meets the wattage requirement, but there isnt enough PCIe cables. So I'd have the use molex to pcie. Then I would have to use a molex splitter as I only have two molex connectors left.
It has a single 12V rail rated at 52 Amps! I really want to know whether this will work! I also have an i5 2500k at 4.5GHz @ 1.30v (ignore sig).
Thanks!

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Hey guys! I was wondering whether 6870 cf will work with my psu (Coolermaster eXtreme Power 700W). It meets the wattage requirement, but there isnt enough PCIe cables. So I'd have the use molex to pcie. Then I would have to use a molex splitter as I only have two molex connectors left.
It has a single 12V rail rated at 52 Amps! I really want to know whether this will work! I also have an i5 2500k at 4.5GHz @ 1.30v (ignore sig).
Thanks!

It Should work but overclocking wouldnt be recommended. Not the most high quality unit, It can only draw 650 watts(52amps) on the 12v line, even so it may not be able to hold a stable load at those watts. Now if this way a corsair unit It would be different but I can't tell you how well this will hold up.

all together your system will be pulling around 500-600watts, so 650 is still safe.
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