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600W PSU Good Enough for Sapphire Radeon R9 280X TOXIC

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Could I just check people's opinion, if I get this card which has a draw of just under 300W will my sig rig with both an overclocked CPU and GPU handle this?

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If you were planning on keeping the 7870 in there, I wouldn't feel comfortable saying; "Yes it will be enough." If you plan on replacing the card with the R9, then yes, it will certainly be enough. (150W CPU 300WGPU) My 670 SLI setup killed a 600W PSU, which is probably what would happen if you kept those 2 cards.
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If you were planning on keeping the 7870 in there, I wouldn't feel comfortable saying; "Yes it will be enough." If you plan on replacing the card with the R9, then yes, it will certainly be enough. (150W CPU 300WGPU) My 670 SLI setup killed a 600W PSU, which is probably what would happen if you kept those 2 cards.
You cant crossfire a 7870 with a 280x as far as i know, you can crossfire a 7970 with a 280x for sure, but you will have to let the 7970 to lead.
    
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Thanks. No I wasn't intending to attempt the crossfire, I'm gonna sell the 7870.
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Should be perfectly fine on a single GPU setup.
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