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can my psu seasonic x series gold 1250w handle reference HD 7990 crossfire (4 GPUs)

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i was just thinking maybe i will upgrade my crossfire setup to a quad fire setup, will my psu take it ? also how much fps increase i'm looking at compared to my current setup ?
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post #2 of 14
Pretty sure it will handle it. Not sure how well it'll perform though, I know quad fire isn't the most hugely supported/optimised thing.
    
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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post

Pretty sure it will handle it. Not sure how well it'll perform though, I know quad fire isn't the most hugely supported/optimised thing.

i'm not looking to do it now maybe when used 7990 hit the market i will get a couple cheap for mining/gaming and sell my current 7970 crossfire setup
Edited by invincible20xx - 9/24/13 at 3:03am
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I would check the pau calculator. 1250w should b able to handle tri sli / x fire high end cards. Not sure about quad though. Power consumption iant a linear function. You can pm two cables he is the go to guy when u want power crazy stuff

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Seriously, it's more than enough.
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have fun with the frame drops.
    
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have fun with the frame drops.

what do u mean ??
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Quote:
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what do u mean ??
Quadfire = a lot of runt/dropped frames if you game on it.
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
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Quadfire = a lot of runt/dropped frames if you game on it.

is this firshand experience?

op, currently owns crossfire, so i think he/she would not think of going this route if it was not working in the first place. you think?
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post #10 of 14
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Quadfire = a lot of runt/dropped frames if you game on it.

arn't they addressing those issues in the new drivers ?!
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