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BTW; peripherals mainly would run off of the 12v and 5v, and IIRC the 5v won't be 90% rated more like 80-85%
Still doesn't make a huge difference tho, 6970's voltage to power draw scales horribly, thats why hes consuming a lot.
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Your PSU will def power those 4870x2s just fine. I went ahead and bought a Thermaltake Toughpower 1200w PSU just for future proof reasons, and they dont need any where near that power.
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Installed the 2nd 4870X2 yesterday, and it turns out my corsair tx750w was able to handle both Video Cards after all. I'm sure my PSU is getting a work out.

Thanks for the help!
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lol@whoever said it wouldn't work
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Originally Posted by Turntable God View Post
Installed the 2nd 4870X2 yesterday, and it turns out my corsair tx750w was able to handle both Video Cards after all. I'm sure my PSU is getting a work out.

Thanks for the help!
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Installed the 2nd 4870X2 yesterday, and it turns out my corsair tx750w was able to handle both Video Cards after all. I'm sure my PSU is getting a work out.

Thanks for the help!
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The TX750 is a pretty bad psu, but it should handle it fine.
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Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
The TX750 is a pretty bad psu, but it should handle it fine.
No it isn't. It's perfectly fine. Only reason you see me recommending against it is because there are better options for the price, and because of the ridiculous godhood status it's been given.
post #109 of 109
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Originally Posted by Turntable God View Post
Installed the 2nd 4870X2 yesterday, and it turns out my corsair tx750w was able to handle both Video Cards after all. I'm sure my PSU is getting a work out.

Thanks for the help!
Awesome To think there was an angry mob who wanted to lynch us for saying you'd be fine
Anyway, what I'd love to know now is how much power you're pulling from your wall, but if you don't have a way of measuring that, don't mind me of course
Edited by Shub - 4/25/11 at 9:08am
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