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Can my PSU support this 6970?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 28, 2011 8:21:22 PM


this is my PSU

I have two HDDs, one SSD and am running at AMD 965 at stock frequency (3.4 Ghz)

My question is can the PSU support this 6970

it says it has 6 and 8 pin connectors on the card, I presume this is an either or not a both are required situation?

Any help appreciated

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a b U Graphics card
October 28, 2011 8:32:55 PM

the 6970 needs both a 6+2 & 6 - pin power connectors, the OCZ has both. it's a solid unit and your system won't break 400w during gaming

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a b U Graphics card
October 28, 2011 8:36:33 PM

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October 28, 2011 8:37:51 PM

oh crap, i have an antec 300 i dont think its going to fit
October 28, 2011 8:41:07 PM

yep PSU is fine