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SLi Ready Power Supplies?

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February 28, 2012 3:02:21 AM

I'm building a computer, and I got a crossfire ready mobo and a radeon 6770. My power supply is 600 watts, but it only says it's SLi ready. Would it still work if I crossfired my computer or are they just not compatible?
a c 111 ) Power supply
February 28, 2012 3:50:11 AM

Yes. Just as long as the amperages are correct, not that i should be seeing anyone try to crossfire a 6770...
a c 670 ) Power supply
February 28, 2012 1:19:46 PM

The quality of the PSU matters more than crossfire or SLI certification! What is the make and model of your PSU?
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February 28, 2012 4:01:27 PM
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For a system using two Radeon HD 6770 graphics cards in 2-way CrossFireX mode AMD specifies a minimum of an 600 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 32 Amps or greater and have at least two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors.

Total Power Supply Wattage is NOT the crucial factor in power supply selection!!! Total Continuous Amperage Available on the +12V Rail(s) is the most important.

Add at least another 5 Amps to the +12 Volt continuous current rating requirement if you're planning on overclocking your CPU.
March 6, 2012 12:25:06 AM

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