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Do i need more than 650w?

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Hello OCN'ers,
I would like to know if i was to have 2 6850's in crossfire would i need to have a higher wattage powersupply? i will upgrade the powersupply eventually, and when i do what is the better wattage to get?

Thanks

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post #2 of 6
550w is more than enough for two 6850's.
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post #3 of 6
550w will be more then enough. depending on which 6850 you get as well.
     
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Thanks a lot guys' really gave me some confidence.
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post #5 of 6
Yep, as said, 650W is more than enough for that,
    
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post #6 of 6
i remember seeing on xbitlabs that these cards use like 100watts each lol. sadly its down at the moment
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