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What kind of power suply do i need to run the radeon 6850

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May 27, 2012 1:34:47 AM

Hello I am wanting to buy a radeon 6850 0r 6870 what wattage power supply do i need?I have a quad core that is 3.0

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a c 2482 ) Power supply
May 27, 2012 2:51:48 AM

6850 will run on a 450 watt branded power supply,the 6870 will need about 500 watt.
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a c 2482 ) Power supply
May 27, 2012 8:00:37 PM

Corsair Builder Series CX V2 430 < that will run the 6850,but the 6870 needs more juice.
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May 28, 2012 2:59:15 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
Corsair Builder Series CX V2 430 < that will run the 6850,but the 6870 needs more juice.

Both cards will run great on a quality branded 350W PSU, If there's no intend for OCing .
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June 4, 2012 1:44:38 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
6850 will run on a 450 watt branded power supply,the 6870 will need about 500 watt.


Ok thanks I am running 8 gigs ram and want to ugrade to 16 gigs, also to add the radeon 6870 so i guess a 700wtt psu is a safe area right?
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a c 2482 ) Power supply
June 4, 2012 1:45:41 AM

More than safe it will do!
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June 4, 2012 1:55:32 AM

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June 4, 2012 1:56:13 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
More than safe it will do!

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a c 2482 ) Power supply
June 4, 2012 1:57:28 AM

Keep us posted and thanks for using the forum,we are glad to assist!
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June 4, 2012 4:09:23 AM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
Keep us posted and thanks for using the forum,we are glad to assist!


no thank you!!
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June 4, 2012 8:15:29 AM

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