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Old 04-22-2010, 03:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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am looking for new PSU for my future 5870 xfire setup my current PSU isd 700W OCZ modular and it is not enough to set up xfire .

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That is more than enough for crossfire.
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i tried to calculate it though and it need more than 700W to add another 5870
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nah it should be fine
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I calculated 2x 5870, 2x 2GB RAM, HDD 7200rpm and dvd-rw = 773W needed.
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What do you mean you calculated? What did you use to calculate? What are your calculations? Because they are wrong...
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those psu calculators over estimate things... I run 2 260s at 100% on a 700W.
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i used newegg psu configurator
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ahh...Newegg's calculator is not very accurate to say the least
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oh i see is there any other PSU calculator? that is more accurate lol
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