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Best 6970 Crossfire PSU for the money.

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Last I heard it was the Antec TPN 750, right? Recommend me something better if you can. Thank you!

With an i5 2500k/2x2Gb memory/1SSD/1HDD/PCIEX1 Sound Card.
post #2 of 17
This if you don't mind the rebate.
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Originally Posted by Kasp1js View Post
This if you don't mind the rebate.
I already have a 650 watt... thought I might need a little more.
post #4 of 17
Your best off going with that antec or the silverstone plus 750w. Or one of the xfx psu's.

EDIT: You would actually be better off going with an 850w, for the extra headroom.
Edited by Behemoth777 - 3/25/11 at 12:58am
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I didn't even notice , the x650 you have is enough for 6970 CF.
Edited by Kasp1js - 3/25/11 at 1:01am
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hx750 hands down.
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I didn't even notice , the x650 you have is enough for 6970 CF.
Do you have a review or any documentation that can demonstrate that?
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And those are readings at the wall, if you factor in efficiency all the components are only drawing ~440w - 480w from the psu.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Segovax View Post
Do you have a review or any documentation that can demonstrate that?
6970 uses 185 watt peak.
2x 185= 370

Heavily over clocked CPU= maybe 200 watts max, more like 150

370+200(worst case core i7 4ghz)=570.

add 50 watts for fans, hard drives, etc.

It's fine
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Good call gentlemen, thanks.
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