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HD 6950 2GB Crossfire is my PSU enough???

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September 4, 2011 12:11:46 AM

HI guys

I ordered a HD69502GB off SuperBiiz and it should be here in like 2 days..Im using a InWin 750W commander now im wondering whether my PSU will be enough for the 2 cards. should i a buy a new one ?? but the Cash flow is sorta low now so it will be so awesome if my Inwin can hold it together with CF

I know its not a Well known PSU but i read reviews before buying it Guru3D and most Said good things about it check it out

http://www.guru3d.com/article/in-win-commander-750w-psu...
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/psus/2009/01/14/in-win...


here are my System Details

CPU : Intel 2500K @ 4.2Ghz
Graphic Card : Sapphire ATI HD6950 2GB (6970 Bios Mod) core:900, Mem:1300
CPU cooler : Antec Khuler 920 CPU cooler
RAM : Gskill sniper 8GB 4 x 2GB
Ram Cooler : ZALMAN ZM-RC1000 RAM COOLER - BLUE
Mother board : ASrock P67 Extreme 6
Audio-card : Asus Xonar DX Audio Card
PSU : InWin 750W commander
Casing : CM HAF932 Casing

Storage : SSD - 64GB Crucial m4 - Boot Drive
HDD 1 - Samsung F1 Spinpoint 1TB
HDD 2 - Hitachi 500GB

Monitor : Acer 243HL 24 Inch LED Monitor
Sound : Edifier DA5000PRO 5.1

Thank you so much for your Time

Cheers

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a c 104 U Graphics card
September 4, 2011 9:53:11 PM

Not sure, but you do have a lot extra's, so 750W could be underpowered just by a bit. Without all extra's i would say it's enough, but now ? There is a site somewhere you can calculate your systems powerneed, i'll try to find it for you.
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September 5, 2011 12:24:18 AM

Damn 900W well guess i should be shopping for a new PSU then....sigh!!!!
i tried a convertor before also it said 630 Something
well its better not to take chances with this
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a c 172 U Graphics card
September 5, 2011 3:45:20 AM

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1488/18/ < your looking at about 600w under load from the wall. Assuming 85% efficient PSU your looking at 510w, and thats running furmark which stresses the cards more than any game will......so assuming your PSU can produce its rated power you will be fine. http://www.guru3d.com/article/in-win-commander-750w-psu...
http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/psus/2009/01/14/in-win...
2 reviews, 1 showing it can power 2 dual gpu gtx295's, very power hungry cards.....so you should be fine.
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a c 104 U Graphics card
September 5, 2011 7:08:53 AM

And extreme.outervision is totally wrong ? Why does everybody reccomend this site then ? It's a a big difference 750 or 900 watts. Bit weird though the other convertor said 630. Pfffffffff, i don't know anymore.
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September 12, 2011 4:32:15 AM

Sorry about the Delay Had Exam's...well then I Ran a lot of Benches and it seems to Running fine on my 750W YAY!!!
@iam2thecrowe you were spot on, thanks buddy!!!

@robojordy
May be its a Scam to make people buy higher rated PSUs from them.....heheee
just saying :p 

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September 12, 2011 4:33:25 AM

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May 26, 2012 5:36:27 PM

You are looking at it the wrong way a HD6950 requires 2-6pin with 75w.
Not any PSU will do that are Crossfire certifed.
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a c 271 U Graphics card
May 26, 2012 7:17:53 PM

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