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What Wattage do I Need
Aug 13, 2012, 8:13 PM
I am trying to find out what wattage power supply is the the minimum I need for my computer.
CPU: AMD FX-8 3.6 (not overclock but would like to)
GPU: 2 Radeon HD 6950 2GB CrossFired
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3
RAM: 4 x 4GB
Storage: 1 SSD OCZ 120GB and 1 Hitachi 7200 3TB
Aug 15, 2012
what wattage need
Aug 13, 2012, 8:17 PM
Absolute minimum would be around 650-700W, but I'd go with 750W, if you want to OC.
Something like this:
PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply
$99.99 ($79.99 after MIR)
Aug 13, 2012, 8:22 PM
to back up what DJDeCiBeL stated, 650-700w since you won't even break 500w in a stress test (gaming would be a little less)
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Aug 15, 2012, 11:58 AM
you can find many easy to use power supply calculators online , like this one
did a quick calculaion for you it says you need 560w but just to be sure i would add another 200w to that.
Aug 15, 2012, 4:17 PM
Yeah, 750W will run any two card combination out there if you want to be safe.
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