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post #41 of 50
It's fine. I have a 6950 unlock with oc'ed CPU, 2 hard drive in raid 0, DVD burner, and 4 fans. All those components are running on a 550w PSU.
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post #42 of 50
those requirements you see isnt for the card itself that is total system. a 6950 draws around 200 watts @ full load & your system draws prolly around 220 watts depending. I asked this same question about my Sig rig and jonnyguru & many others told me i am perfectly fine even if i OC to 3.8ghz
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post #43 of 50
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Originally Posted by DaRookie View Post
It's fine. I have a 6950 unlock with oc'ed CPU, 2 hard drive in raid 0, DVD burner, and 4 fans. All those components are running on a 550w PSU.
well i guess I shouldnt worry too much. my q6700 is stock and i have 2 hhds 2 DVD burners, soundblaster. and 6 case fans.

right? lol
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post #44 of 50
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
those requirements you see isnt for the card itself that is total system. a 6950 draws around 200 watts @ full load & your system draws prolly around 220 watts depending. I asked this same question about my Sig rig and jonnyguru & many others told me i am perfectly fine even if i OC to 3.8ghz
hey yeah i know its for the full system haha. We have the same psu except mine is modular.
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post #45 of 50
yeah i love this PSU its Solid this thing doesnt fault
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post #46 of 50
I am running 2 6970s off of a 620Watt, your 520 Watt will be more than enough for an ul'd 6950.
    
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post #47 of 50
yes
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post #48 of 50
That Unlock in reality only will benefit you in Crysis or Metro as ur CPU is holding you bad dramatically. 2.66Ghz of old Quad core architecture is major bottleneck.
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post #49 of 50
Congrats on the new card. My Sapphire 6950 arrives Monday and I will be doing the shader unlock also.
    
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I just got my Sapphire 6950 about 30 minutes ago . Felt like christmas all over again




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