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Old 09-18-2011, 07:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default PSU Recommend

Hi i'm looking to do a new build and i want to get a CHEAP power supply that would be capable of using crossfire on Ati Radeon 6970 if
sometime i may need to upgrade.... i'm kinda short on cash lolz and just want to get the build done

Any Suggestions

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Old 09-18-2011, 08:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sort of depends on your build, a general stock system with HD 6970s in Xfire pulls about 600w
If you are overclocking you'll probably want a 700-750w.

Not sure of retailers in Trinidad, but here are some links from Newegg so you can at least find them near you.

620w for no OC: - Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply.
750w if you OC: - OCZ ZS Series OCZ-ZS750W 750W ATX12V v2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Performance Power Supply.

By "cheap" I hope you just meant inexpensive, you don't want to get cheap with a PSU or it might get mad and blow up your expensive components.

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Thanks for the suggestions sadly the retailers have such inferior quality components in Trinidad, so better to buy from abroad and i
meant inexpensive of course
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