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Originally Posted by thisischuck01 View Post
6970s draw around 300W at load...
each? this 65nm GX2 does about 270w so...
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post #12 of 31
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6970s draw around 300W at load...
No they don't. A pair of them draws less than 400W on a normal gaming load.
post #13 of 31
Aren't you still pushing it at something like 600W load?
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post #14 of 31
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No they don't. A pair of them draws less than 400W on a normal gaming load.
so will this PSU do it !?!?!?
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post #15 of 31
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post
Nah, they draw more like 200W and probably 250W OC'd.
http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...6970-review/11

Still, that's 200W x2 + 200W for everything else = 600W
I wouldn't put that kind of load on a 650W PSU, not even a quality one.
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No they don't. A pair of them draws less than 400W on a normal gaming load.
Depends on the review. Bittech rates it at around 300W. Either way, he needs more than a 650W PSU.
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post #16 of 31
I wouldn't do 6970x2 with a 650W PSU.. that sounds like it would be risking it.
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post #17 of 31
get an 800.
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post #18 of 31
Why would it be an issue? A good PSU rated for 650W can and will run at that capacity continuously without issue, that's what it's designed for. And there's no way it'll be drawing 600W -- that's assuming the CPU is at full load, which games never do.
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Well, you have to compensate for capacitor aging, which will quickly take away 50W.
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post #20 of 31
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Why would it be an issue? A good PSU rated for 650W can and will run at that capacity continuously without issue, that's what it's designed for. And there's no way it'll be drawing 600W -- that's assuming the CPU is at full load, which games never do.
I might just run the 6970 and the GX2 together so I can still pull 20k PPD folding
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