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    crossfire question

    just bought the ocuk core I5 overclocked bundle and i'm just experimenting with it.

    i have a pair of ati 4870's at the mo, and i have a corsair HX620 PSU.

    will that be able to run my overclocked core I5, and a pair of 4870's??

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    Re: crossfire question

    i think you should be fine with that ,people tend to think they need more power than they do in reallity ,its the stability of the psu thats more important

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    Re: crossfire question

    620W should be sufficient for your rig, yeah - I doubt you'll manage to pull much more than 400W at full load. The main thing to look for is load on each 12V rail, if the PSU has several - try to work out how to balance the power draw across them...

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    Re: crossfire question

    so what would be the best config??

    each card has 2x6pin power connectors, and the corsair has 2 PCI-E power sockets?

    use one of the dedicated sockets on each card, and then use a twin molex>psi-e power for the other socket?

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    Re: crossfire question

    i dont think it will matter ,
    i think that psu just has one 12v rail ,but if it has more id put the dedicated plugs to one card one the molex to the other

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