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700+ Power Supply for Dual ATI Radeon's

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September 10, 2010 4:01:53 AM

Sup guys...

I want to buy another ATI Radeon HD 5850 to install with the other video card of the same brand and model. The one that I have now is using two cables from the PSU already, I think its two 8 pin's. Thing is, I don't have anymore of those, so I need to get another PSU, I'm just not sure which one...any help?
a c 91 ) Power supply
September 10, 2010 4:27:16 AM

A good 650W/750W PSU will take proper care of the two HD 5850's.. Which are your other system components.? Also mention your current PSU details (brand, model, current rating if you can)..
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September 12, 2010 4:11:27 AM

Right now I am on a CoolMax CU-700B...its rated at 679w.

Other components that are feeding directly from the PSU are 5 Sata HD's, the dvd-rw, and a series of fans...
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a c 91 ) Power supply
September 12, 2010 4:59:08 AM

Which is your CPU.? By how much have you overclocked it (if in case).? 679W should be enough power but i do not trust PSU's which output lesser than their advertised wattage.. Get a Corsair in there.. The TX 650W should do the trick..
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September 12, 2010 5:04:29 PM

My CPU is an AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4 Ghz. Not overclocked. I will take a look at Corsair...I take it their PSU's are pretty good?
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September 12, 2010 5:09:03 PM

Yeah.. Corsair PSU's are of pretty high quality and efficiency..
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September 19, 2010 7:10:13 AM

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September 19, 2010 8:33:12 AM

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