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Old July 26, 2012, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Ravenor View Post
It's not the highest quality psu out there but it's still fine for his setup running one card. His main system is only drawing 120watts max without the card. With it even overclocked and running at max, one 6950 would draw about 250watt max. Even if I'm wrong and that number is higher he still has enough power to run it. Just not enough to run two cards.

It is just barely enough. A 6950 pulls 38-40 amps on the 12volt. a cx600 only has 40 amps on the 12v. Just enough. The gtx 570 for example says minimum 600watts but needs 42 amps in the 12v. These low end power supplies will run this stuff but for how long this is a bottom of the barrel psu running 300 dollar gpu. Why would you subject your card to this?
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