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General Question: Power Consumption

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April 20, 2011 1:37:23 PM

My current system is fairly new in terms of component age except for my video card. I'm very interested in getting two Radeon 6850s for a Crossfire setup.

My main question is about power: will the components below (minus the GTX 260 of course) and the 2 x 6850s be too much for the 750W power supply I have listed below? Should I consider upgrading? Thanks!

Current System

1 x Antec Nine Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
1 x ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
1 x Antec TruePower New TP-750 Blue 750W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.3 / EPS12V V2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply
1 x Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930
1 x CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C8D
1 x Mushkin Enhanced Callisto MKNSSDCL120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
1 x SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
1 x CORSAIR CWCH50-1 High Performance CPU Cooler
1 x Scythe S-FLEX SFF21E 120mm Case Fan
1 x EVGA 896-P3-1257-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

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April 20, 2011 2:02:20 PM

rorktor1 said:

My main question is about power: will the components below (minus the GTX 260 of course) and the 2 x 6850s be too much for the 750W power supply I have listed below?

No
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April 20, 2011 2:34:18 PM

Lol, that is about the most concise answer I could have expected. Thanks a lot!
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a b B Homebuilt system
April 20, 2011 2:42:59 PM

rorktor1 said:
Lol, that is about the most concise answer I could have expected. Thanks a lot!

Yeah , I typically don't have much to say, sorry
My system;
I7-930 @ 3.8
P6X58D Premium
3x2 OCZ Gold
2x WD 640 Black
DVD R/W
Asus ENGTX460 TOP 775/2000
Antec TP-750
custom techstation
MCP355 / XSPC Res Top >TFC 480> Apogee XT
4 LED fans

Maxes out at around 400 watts AC when gaming, SLI 460's around 550 , nothing for you to worry about with your configuration.
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a b B Homebuilt system
April 20, 2011 2:58:05 PM

Yeah, I had my system with 2x470s and a 650W Antec Earthwatts PSU and it ran fine.
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