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post #11 of 18
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ive tried every PSU calculator online talked to everyone i know who knows hardware and i should be fine

besides my CPU is only 80watt
It's your call on that one. I used a calculator and it came up at roughly 460w, but the question is can your PSU put out the exact wattage over a period of time? If you can afford it I would grab a PSU. There are a lot of good deals on PSU.
Also, make sure your case can fit the 6950, mine clocks in a 11 3/8 inches long.
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post #12 of 18
The Vortex is big enough to hold a gtx 295 or 5970
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post #13 of 18
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The Vortex is big enough to hold a gtx 295 or 5970
Should be good then. 5970 is slightly longer than the 6950. Plus 6950 has the power on the top.
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post #14 of 18
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i want to get a 6950 2GB since now i have 3 monitors

should i get the $280 Sapphire or the $320 MSI Twin Frozr
Well for a lifetime warranty Xfx but other than that the Msi are Asus are great also.Good Luck.
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post #15 of 18
you will need to get one of these also http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product

your power supply only has 1 6 pin PCI-E 6 pin plug, you will need two for the 6950.
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post #16 of 18
if he goes with Sapphire it comes with 2 of them in the box

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post #17 of 18
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if he goes with Sapphire it comes with 2 of them in the box
Nice! Did not know. XFX just sent me a picture of a guy laying on the ground laughing. Not sure what was going on with that....
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post #18 of 18
Yeah I really like the Sapphire kit.
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/23/11 at 4:25pm
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