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XFX 6870 PSU question

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August 29, 2012 3:06:13 AM

So im buying a new desktop and im not sure if the psu im buying will be able to handle the system + graph card.

System:


INTEL CORE i3 2120 (3.3GHZ) SKT 1155*
ASUS P8H61-M LX
CORSAIR KIT 8GB DDR3 1600MHZ VENGEANCE (CL9 - 1.5V)
CORSAIR CX-430W V2
XFX HD6870 1GB DDR5 PCI-E
WESTERN DIGITAL 500GB SATA III 16MB*

Thx in advance

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August 29, 2012 3:13:21 AM

You may want to consider stepping up the PSU to a CX500V2 just to make sure you have enough headroom :) 

Also on a side note, the CX430V2 only has 1 PCI-E 6 pin connector, so you will need to run an adapter to run the HD6870.
August 29, 2012 12:16:37 PM

ye thats what I thought. I'll follow ur advice. It's safer that way
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