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Will a 650w PSU work for this config?

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January 30, 2012 4:45:42 AM

Hi everyone
I have a 650w Antec Earthwatts Green PSU supply and I'm looking to power an HD5870 and my spare HD6850 at once.
It isnt for crossfire but rather for bitcoin mining since I had the spare lying around.

Also if the power requirements hold, I will be using a dual 4 pin molex adapter to pci since the psu only comes with 2 6 pins which is used by the 5870.

Does this plan seem sound? Any feedback is appreciated, thanks.

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January 30, 2012 10:56:23 AM
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Plenty of power, not many here that would advocate the use of adapters on a long term basis.
January 30, 2012 11:08:31 AM

your PSU should be fine.

Also, is bit coin mining graphically intensive? iv seen bit coin around and have always wondered.
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January 30, 2012 12:44:49 PM

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January 30, 2012 1:06:54 PM

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