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Old January 11, 2010, 10:41 AM
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Thanks for the help, i actually found a review done by hardwaresecrets where they overloaded the psu and found that it can actually deliver 80% efficiency at up to 720w, and ocz could have easily labelled it as 700w. Its also got the exact same layout as the 700w gamexstream. Was an interesting read anyways, and since the card is set to arrive tomorrow ill let you guys know how it goes.
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Old January 11, 2010, 12:00 PM
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I've got a corsair HX620W, and I recently picked up a 4870x2. When I set it up with 3 HD's and several fans + WC pump, I got no signal. When I disconnected 2 of the hard drives, it worked.

*edit* By worked I mean it booted to windows, I never tried any stress testing with it.
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Old January 11, 2010, 01:30 PM
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Old January 12, 2010, 05:57 PM
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Well i broke down and got a bigger psu. Friend of mine needs one since he has a 250w in his machine now, so ill sell him my ocz psu and use the antec truepower 750w that i just ordered. If all goes well it SHOULD arrive by friday, so i guess its not worth the risk of blowing the 600w psu and ill just wait for the new one to come.
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Old January 12, 2010, 07:20 PM
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I ran mine on a 650watt Tru power trio for awhile. It ran ok and stuff. But I was watercooling and overclocking. So I didn't leave it set up with that for too long. I ended getting a 750watt corsair. With a power hungery card, and possibly overclocking, good to have some extra wattage
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I ran mine on a 650watt Tru power trio for awhile. It ran ok and stuff. But I was watercooling and overclocking. So I didn't leave it set up with that for too long. I ended getting a 750watt corsair. With a power hungery card, and possibly overclocking, good to have some extra wattage
Yeah thats what i was thinking. I run my pc 24/7, so the 600w might have run the card, but who knows how long running it 24/7. Last thing i needs is for the psu to die horribly and fry everything, totally worth the $120 investment.
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