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Originally Posted by farkle0079 View Post
Yes from the wall. At that load the PSU's efficiency is about 89.5% which comes out to 537W. I don't know about you, but having only 23W headroom (if you had the 560W model you recommended) is cutting it rather close. Considering 5870s use more power than 6950s, you won't have any headroom for power spikes.
Yes, however the 6850 actually has a higher TDP of 200W vs. the 188w of the 5870. In any case, I think he should get the Seasonic X-650.

Also, aren't you're 6950s UL'd to 6970s?
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