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Which psu for a 6950?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139006

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005

or what do you all recommend?
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any decent 650w will be fine , i would go 750 just incase .. If ur going to buy a psu make sure its either : ocz , antec or corsair .
    
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the 650 will be sufficient, unless maybe you plan to crossfire or upgrade in the future with it.
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Probably will keep it until its on its last leg lol. So after the stupid rebates for $10 more is it really worth it? And punisher I LOVE your avatar lmao.
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post #5 of 16
750, if it doesn't break in the first 6 months a psu can last a really long time.
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Originally Posted by nexium7 View Post
Probably will keep it until its on its last leg lol. So after the stupid rebates for $10 more is it really worth it? And punisher I LOVE your avatar lmao.
check me out - I'm dancin' I'm dancin'!

They better be working on Borderlands2 soon.
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post #7 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
check me out - I'm dancin' I'm dancin'!

They better be working on Borderlands2 soon.
They made bank on the DLC's Cant wait for Borderlands2!!
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post #8 of 16
A good 650 should handle 6950s in crossfire with overclocks. Anandtech shows the whole system drawing 510w from the wall so I would argue something like the Antec TP 550 could easily crossfire handle it since it has 45A for the combined 12v rails.

If you want to stick with 650w I would go with this. Great quality for the price and modular.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tec%20650%20tp

But if you don't plan on crossfire you could drop wattage a bit and save some cash.
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post #9 of 16
You can run one 6950 off a quality 550psu from Antec.
If you want to get a little fancy then take the XFX 650 black with modular cables.
Good unit for $65 AR.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-002-_-Product

If you are sure you'll run two 6950s, then a quality 650 watt PSU will handle it fine.

My rig with overclocked 6950CF pulls 640 watts FTW with Furmark, P95, and HD tune pro
all running at same time.
    
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post #10 of 16
For a single 6950, a quality 500W. For CrossFire a 650-750W.
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