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Can my PSU handle 2 6850's in crossfire?

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Earthwatts 650W EA650
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Yup!
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yes. Antec PSU's are underrated. The 6850's only have one 1 6 pin power, so 2 of them is really only a little more than one 2x6 pin card.
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Thanks guys
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I've tried it, and yeah it does. Easy.

Antec is solid, make no mistake about it, I guess even the 500W Earthwatt would do the job..
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Yeah a 650 Watt PSU should be able to run even 2x 6870's without a problem, so you don't have anything to worry about
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i know youve probably got your answer, but xbit lists the 6850 as using 90watts whilst gaming, so youve got plenty of room to spare
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definitely
if you think about it, the cards get max 75 watts from the PCIE land and 75 watts from the 6-Pin, so thats 150wx2=300 watts
Other components would take up ~200 watts, so ~500 watts
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