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Originally Posted by xutnubu View Post

Guys, I need help.

I'll be getting one 7870 in a couple of weeks. My concern is that my PSU won't be able to keep up with the card.

I have a XION Xon 700p12n 700W. It says on the label that has two 12V+ rails, one at 21A, the second at 22A. It does have two 6-pin PCI-E connectors.

So, should I get a new PSU? I'm also worried about the power consumption and my electric bill. Since the 7870 requires more power than my 6850.

I was looking at the OCZ ModXStream 600W. My budget is like $60-70.

So, what do you think? And which one would you recommend if I need to change it?

that psu you have is a crappy one and should definitely be replaced. the OCZ ModXstream isn't that great either. this unit would be a much better choice: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371044


anybody know when the 7870 Hawk is coming out?
Edited by PureBlackFire - 4/5/12 at 4:08pm
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I've very nearly convinced myself to go for the MSI 7870 TFIII. The scores of P7k + with the 7850s got me excited, the best I can manage on my 5850 is about P5100, and a 50% improvement would be ridiculous. Next paycheck, I'll probably go for it.
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I've very nearly convinced myself to go for the MSI 7870 TFIII. The scores of P7k + with the 7850s got me excited, the best I can manage on my 5850 is about P5100, and a 50% improvement would be ridiculous. Next paycheck, I'll probably go for it.

It would be a massive improvement. I'm starting to get the itch to get a new i7 in my rig after seeing some of these scores!

In other words, my 1090t is starting to lose me.
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i just got my 8120 today, went from my X3 720... HUGE improvment in speed and productivity

as well as in heat, needs more cooling, waiting on corsair to send me my H60.. mine died a few weeks ago and i just sent it out =D
post #305 of 4099
At this point I'll be honest I love my set up for my rig. Finally it's coming together the way I thought it out. Ivy Bridge is my next buy this summer through Intel. In all I've always been a fan of AMD GPU's! I had the chance to pop for a GTX 680 but didn't do it! Just saying! smile.gif
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What does the HD7850 excel at? Games, media, apps, etc.
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well i play WoW, league of legends, Skyryim, DoTA1 and 2, Anno 2070, and the new MoP beta for WoW, and i crank everything, OOO and BF3 on ultra and maxed AA, and it eats it up! averages about 55fps, and bogs down to 41-37 fps in high intense fights, i have watched a few movies on it, but im not a meadiaphile, so meh... works good thus far!
post #308 of 4099
Will my 1090t OC to 4.0-4.1GHz Bottleneck 2x7850?

Cause i might be thinking of buying 2x 7850 instead of just 1 7870 in May thumb.gif
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Hi all,
Here a bit of comparisations i made.
All cards are tested in sig rig and no changes have been made except for the cards.
First an 7850 @ 1165/1500mhz
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A little bit higher we got the 7970
This one is clocked @ 1125/1575mhz [max catalyst OD]
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And here 7850 CF
These are clocked @ 1050/1450mhz [max catalyst OD]
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And the winner is 7850 CF !!
I really like these cards, 2 of these are cheaper then 1 7970 and at the same time beating it by a good margin smile.gif

they are beating th gtx680 , http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/26587-xfx-black-dd-radeon-hd-7850-2gb-reviewed/26587-xfx-black-dd-radeon-hd-7850-2gb-reviewed?start=4.
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post #310 of 4099
What what Gpu score on those 7850CF? Seems low on P score. I was thinking that @ 1200/1500 they can hit P13000 but looks like a no.
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