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Windows 7: Question on crossfire and Power Supply

30 Oct 2013   #11
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post

What is everyone's thoughts on this? Should I not trust the power supply I have?
As stated, that PSU will handle two 7870's and a CPU overclock +peripherals just fine. (Peripherals like Hard drives, USB etc use a minute amount of power by comparison.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
I am not sure why some recent newegg reviews are bad, maybe there is a bad batch or something. But the one I got works great. (Again, so far)
Newegg reviews should be taken with a grain of salt and always a serious questionably over the users competence when making comments.

Enjoy your second card.


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30 Oct 2013   #12
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
That's good to hear of it's 80 gold rating. Rosewill as Neweggs or Ultra as TigerDirects house brands are trying to make affordable solutions. I have three Ultra's back when they had/have lifetime warranties and they are working well. Since those purchases I've bought Corsair and Seasonic brands and been very happy as well. My mind set today is different from my first build as I see the PSU as a key core component.
Same here, I built my first box in 1994 and all I was concerned about with the psu is if it turned on or not. I have recently modified a few psu's to act as a 5 volt power supply for a group of usb hubs. Great learning experience, like some psu'd are really two separate power supplies, one low current 5v supply and the high current 5 & 12v as the second.
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02 Nov 2013   #13
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thanks again for the info
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