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What is the best card i can run using a Corsair CX600 v2?

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November 24, 2011 4:32:06 PM

As the title says, I would like to know what is the best Graphics card i can run in my machine using
a CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)
I recently built a new system but i'm still using an old gfx card, looking to get a new one soon but im not sure
what i can put in my machine that'l run on my PSU, or what cannot run.

2500k cpu,
Biostar z68 motherboard
8 gb 1333 ddr ram
CORSAIR CX600 V2 600W

Thanks in advance!

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November 24, 2011 4:44:53 PM

technically you can power cards like the nvidia GTX570 and AMD 6970 but I would personally stick to cards like the Nvidia GTX 560ti and AMD 6950.

the corsair cx600 is a solid PSU but is not as high in its 12v power (40a) as some other offerings for 600w PSU.
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November 24, 2011 5:09:53 PM

I have two Sapphire HD 5850s crossfired and overclocked to 871/4700 with that PSU. They work fine.
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November 24, 2011 6:06:41 PM

Normally with 600w you can run almost any card. I don't know about 6990 or 590.But anything with single coregpu you can run on that PSU.
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November 24, 2011 7:27:25 PM

It's not enough to power a system with a single EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win (02G-P3-1569-KR) dual-GPU graphics card.

It's not enough for a single GeForce GTX 590 or a single GeForce GTX 580 or a single Radeon HD 6990 or a single Radeon HD 6970 X2 dual-GPU card.

It meets the minimum requirements to run a single GeForce GTX 570 or a single Radeon HD 6970 or a single Radeon HD 6870 X2 dual-GPU card.
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November 29, 2011 1:39:09 AM

thanks for the input guys
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November 29, 2011 2:24:00 AM

Best answer selected by nate_09.
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