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I have an Asus 6850. Get it, they OC brilliantly, they are quiet & they are good on power. PSU Wise look at the Corsair HX-650 or if you don't want or need modular cabling then the TX-650
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also the HiS only takes 1 6 pin power cable, i believe all others take 2x6 or 2x4? i dont know how else to say it but HiS is the way to go...cheaper...less power requirements...and cooler than most
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also the HiS only takes 1 6 pin power cable, i believe all others take 2x6 or 2x4? i dont know how else to say it but HiS is the way to go...cheaper...less power requirements...and cooler than most
Mine only takes 1 6 pin connector..I'm pretty sure every 6850 only takes 1...
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Asus' reference board takes 2x6 pin power, but it is also rock solid, at least for me. And I use Asus's 6970 BIOS
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I have an Asus 6850. Get it, they OC brilliantly, they are quiet & they are good on power. PSU Wise look at the Corsair HX-650 or if you don't want or need modular cabling then the TX-650
k, thanks im probably going to get gigabtye because of there cooler and a asus 6850 (:
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btw is "power color" a good brand? o.O
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Yes it's just a plain reference design.
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Asus' reference board takes 2x6 pin power, but it is also rock solid, at least for me. And I use Asus's 6970 BIOS
Enlighten me on this? Coulda swore you could only do 6950 to 6970
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Enlighten me on this? Coulda swore you could only do 6950 to 6970
He doesn't know how to read/type correctly.
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Sapphire 6850 Toxic Edition... with "Catalic" software I clock to 850 easy, but it's a limit on that utility, TRIXX able to move over 1000Mhz
it's a 6870 die size with 6x2 power pins
no issues at all, I'm very happy with that card

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