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Can my psu run xfire?

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January 6, 2012 5:28:30 PM

is the 1050HX good for runing 7970 at 2 way xfire with leds and water cooling in the case and my core i5 is at 5ghz so just asking if i need a upgrade or im going to be fine with OCing headroom coz i wana bumb the first card to 1ghz and run them in water L8ter ;) 

BTW my case is lvl 10 gt and Voltage for the cpu is at 1.45 :) 

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January 6, 2012 8:46:26 PM

the 7970 is really efficent in, for a card that can outpreform a dual gpu card, it dosent pull alot of power

altough amd hasent put up specs, though the 6990 only needed 1Kw for Xfire so it should work

edit: guess someone posted the specs? :p 
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January 7, 2012 2:10:31 AM

The Radeon HD 7970 has similar gaming power consumption to the Radeon HD 6970:

Radeon HD 7970 Typical Gaming Power: 189 Watts
Radeon HD 7970 Maximum Card Power (Furmark): 270 Watts

Radeon HD 6970 Typical Gaming Power: 185 Watts
Radeon HD 6970 Maximum Card Power (Furmark): 287 Watts

For a system using two Radeon HD 6970 graphics cards in 2-way CrossFireX mode AMD specifies a minimum of an 800 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 63 Amps or greater and have at least two 6-pin and two 8-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors.

The Corsair Professional Series HX1050 (CMPSU-1050HX), with its +12 Volt continuous current rating of 87.5 Amps and six (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors, will be more than sufficient to power your system with two Radeon HD 7970 graphics cards in 2-way CrossFireX mode and plenty of reserve capacity for any overclocking of the CPU and GPUs you may want to perform.
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January 7, 2012 7:03:49 PM

oh nice coz i dont want to buy a new psu the only reason that i boght is that i dont want to change it tho im runing a 560 ti at 1100Mhz no should over clook this far on air iknow but ho cares 1 day im buying a 7970 :D 

btw the gpus wont go over 1ghz on water that ill run l8ter lol so for now ill stick with h100 1 years l8ter ima buy a water cooling kit and water block for the gpus

andd cpus so i can get 5ghz lol
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January 7, 2012 7:04:19 PM

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