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I want to upgrade to 3 6950 cards and I do plan to unlock them into 6970's, is my 1000 watt psu enough?
Edited by Jov4nTh3Yu9o - 2/20/11 at 7:38pm
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post #2 of 9
yes but barely.
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post #3 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by railfan844 View Post
yes but barely.
No, not barely. Two 6970's can run on a 650w easily.

@OP You have more than enough power. The Delta units that Alienware use are decent enough.

Edit: Thought you were going to use two unlocked 6950's, sorry. Your PSU is still sufficient for three unlocked 6950's.
Edited by GameBoy - 2/20/11 at 8:41pm
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post #4 of 9
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Is anyone even sure? everywhere I go people are telling me it is enough and it isn't, is there anyone out there who actually knows from experience of a similar setup that this will run fine? Can I get a straight answer instead of peoples assumptions
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post #5 of 9
Your in good shape bro. You could handle that on a good 850W.
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post #6 of 9
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Your in good shape bro. You could handle that on a good 850W.
Thanks, looking for a simple answer to my question is a pain...It seems like when it comes to psu's nobody knows what their talking about
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Thanks, looking for a simple answer to my question is a pain...It seems like when it comes to psu's nobody knows what their talking about
I gave you a straight enough answer.
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post #8 of 9
More than enough. A good 850W would push that.
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post #9 of 9
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I gave you a straight enough answer.
I know you did and I apologize if it seemed that I overlooked your answer but it was just that railfan844 says no, then you say yes, and I don't know who to believe...
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