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pioneerisloud: please stop talking to me. I refuse to talk to you anymore until like maybe tomorrow (and then of course, from that point forward too heh)


Oh, he posted that here:


But I sent him to Phaedrus2129 so that he wouldn't have to deal with all this crap anymore.
Again, if you are SOOO confident in that unit, why is it that you have ignored my offer to buy you one for you to use now, THREE times? That shows your confidence in that unit right there .
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post #82 of 202
Sigh.

It will work just fine.

No, it will not explode.

Even if it's that 450W-disguised-as-600W one.

When AMD says you need a 500W PSU, they have included crappy ones.
Like the Thermaltake TR2 series and the CoolerMaster Elite Power/eXtreme Power Plus series.

Of course, there's a limit to crappy. Don't expect it to run on a 500W Linkworld. That is just junk, and AMD expects you to know it is, if you're building your own rig and buying a card like that.
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post #83 of 202
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
thats not Fair I posted get an earthwatts many pages back & no one saw it with all the arguing lol

Im sorry but a Coolmax PSU is not a good Quality PSU by any means. They are low end junk.

Here buy this & use the Promo code EMCZNNT26 It comes out to be $50.00 shipped. atleast its a Quality unit

Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...0&AID=10521304
Exactly. $50 shipped, that leaves him $250 for a GPU. He could easily run a solid 6870 in that price range, and add another for crossfire later on...and not break a SWEAT with that power supply.
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post #84 of 202
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All I wanted as an answer was if it works, great! If it doesn't I can buy hd 6850 instead since it only require 1 6 pin connector. It's difficult to earn money since I'm only 14 and I'd have to wait longer to upgrade PSU
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post #85 of 202
Real world testing can just settle all the bickering.


Also, toasting in epic bread.
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The guru3d back in the thread had the sytem taking 312 watts max from the wall and the psu can put out 420watts as you say so I don't see the problem.
This.

You guys are blowing this WAY out of proportion.

So what has this come to? If you don't have a high quality PSU then your rig will blow up? I mean, SERIOUSLY. This has gotten out of hand. Just because he has a basically decent PSU, it now means it'll burst into flames and destroy his computer? Really?

I miss the good old days of last year when all of the replies to this thread would have been just simple answers like, "Oh yeah, it's fine". But not tonight! Oh no! Now it's "You have a really crappy power supply and it'll die and kill your whole system if you put a 6950 in there! Don't do it! It's a huge risk!"
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post #87 of 202
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All I wanted as an answer was if it works, great! If it doesn't I can buy hd 6850 instead since it only require 1 6 pin connector. It's difficult to earn money since I'm only 14 and I'd have to wait longer to upgrade PSU
This is why I'm telling you to get a better PSU first. It does power EVERYTHING in your system, and can easily cause things to be unstable if its not working right.

A 6950 MIGHT work on that unit you have. MIGHT, being the key word. But I promise you it will NOT last long, and when that unit dies, it will have a high chance at taking everything else with it.

Get a good quality power supply NOW (the Antec Neo ECO 620 is SOLID), and get a 6870. You're willing to settle for a 6850, why not get the 6870 (better card), and a better power supply for your money? Then when you can buy parts again, you can buy another 6870 for Crossfire.
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post #88 of 202
@Akali:
How OLD is that power supply? Do you realize that age will wear out a power supply? Causing that 200-300w unit to slowly trickle down and be even less power. If that unit is very old at all, it isn't putting out even what I'm guessing it can do at that point. And it will NEVER put out what its rated at, since its rated in peak power.
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post #89 of 202
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
This is why I'm telling you to get a better PSU first. It does power EVERYTHING in your system, and can easily cause things to be unstable if its not working right.

A 6950 MIGHT work on that unit you have. MIGHT, being the key word. But I promise you it will NOT last long, and when that unit dies, it will have a high chance at taking everything else with it.

Get a good quality power supply NOW (the Antec Neo ECO 620 is SOLID), and get a 6870. You're willing to settle for a 6850, why not get the 6870 (better card), and a better power supply for your money? Then when you can buy parts again, you can buy another 6870 for Crossfire.
It can't be this bad.

Zodac had a Pentium D and 9800GT folding on a TR2 430 for years.
That's a HEC 350W, with ancient power distribution.
And nothing blew up.

Sure, it didn't consume 312W, but all things equal, I'm sure that was quite a load for a crappy HEC with totally wrong power distribution, and it didn't explode.
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pioneerisloud: by the way, I'm not replying to your posts tomorrow either. That's why I said that we should just stop.

Seriously: I am not reading any of your posts until like tomorrow or something. But I'll just move forward. I'm not going to go back to this again, that's for sure.

So stop talking to me for tonight.

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Originally Posted by Volvo View Post
Sigh.

It will work just fine.

No, it will not explode.

Even if it's that 450W-disguised-as-600W one.

When AMD says you need a 500W PSU, they have included crappy ones.
Like the Thermaltake TR2 series and the CoolerMaster Elite Power/eXtreme Power Plus series.

Of course, there's a limit to crappy. Don't expect it to run on a 500W Linkworld. That is just junk, and AMD expects you to know it is, if you're building your own rig and buying a card like that.
Finally, intelligence has arrived.

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Originally Posted by Akali View Post
All I wanted as an answer was if it works, great! If it doesn't I can buy hd 6850 instead since it only require 1 6 pin connector. It's difficult to earn money since I'm only 14 and I'd have to wait longer to upgrade PSU
It'll be just fine. But I recommend just waiting for Phaedrus2129's reply. (did you send him a private message?)
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i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz (1.368-1.384V fixed voltage) ASUS P8P67 EVO B3 (UEFI ver. 1850) GTX 780 ASUS DirectCU II (1228 / 6300, 1.180V) G.SKILL Ripjaws X 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1866MHz, CL9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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Basic, but premium round X-Fi Titanium HD Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 (with 16 AWG Monster Cable... 
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