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2x 7970 specially if GHz Edition, will be an overkill for 1080/60. A single 7970 is very good

they are not ghz edition but i sure as hell have already taken the liberty to clocking them up to GHz edition while being under-volted and my case have the best cooling i could get on an air/liquid hybrid cooled HAF 932 case so temps are no issue noise from reference GPUs is minimal because if the under-volting
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post

850w would allow 1 highly overvolted card, and the rest of your system confortably, but 2 would not cut it. With +200mv on both of my 290x my power meter shows power draw in BF4 to be around 1000w from the wall, so thats around a 900w from the psu. Now furmark with cpu idle pushed that up to 1.2kw toss in prime95 and im up to around 1.4kw.

But then again my cpu draws 500w from the wall running prime by itself with cards idle.

I concur .... to run deuce 290s (either version) OC'd yer gonna want 1000 watts min just to be safe.

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