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HD 6950 unlOcked, e5400@4ghz 2x2 2Gb ddr2 1x hdd and dvd drive? Thanks!
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Probably not with that 6950. The Corsair 430 is decent for the price, but I don't think it'll be enough. Step up to a quality 500-600W and you'll be set. GL.
     
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post #3 of 23
6950 uses 250w under load.

plus the cpu which is 75w (oc'ed it'll be a little more)


The Cx430 only pushes 330w if I remember correctly.



I would get a new PSU.
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Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
6950 uses 250w under load.

plus the cpu which is 75w (oc'ed it'll be a little more)


The Cx430 only pushes 330w if I remember correctly.



I would get a new PSU.

It pushes out way more then that
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post #5 of 23
6950 is 200w and draws more in bench. That 430cx max can pull 330w so should look for a 'bigger' psu.
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Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar View Post
It pushes out way more then that
28 amp 12 rail = 336 watts

even this is rated higher

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182202

i'd get this for a 6960

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341038
Edited by obsidian86 - 3/7/11 at 8:00am
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How about CX500?
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Im running my sig rig on one right now for about half a year, nothing is OC'ed but no problems with it. The CX500 would be more appropriate I think.
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How about CX500?
Nope, go for the 600w
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cx 500 should bout do it
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