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PSU for HD4870X2???

mos187

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Will my Corsair HX620W PSU run teh Radeon HD4870X2 fine, or do i have to change the PSU, i know most people would recommend a higher watt psu for the HD4870X2 but i got some reply's on some other forum's that the corsair HX620W psu would run it just fine, so i needed another opinion from u guyz...

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Yep it would run just fine. But you won't be able to oc as far as others due to limited watts leftover.
 
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Yep your Corsair PSU should handle it well. I do see your running 2 HDD's, 1 DVD drive, and your CPU at stock as long as your not running 12 case fans and 5 lights your should be smooth.
 

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Processor Intel C2Q Q9650 (sToCk 4 nOw)
Motherboard Asus Rampage Formula X48
Cooling Zalman 9700 HSF + 3X Apevia 120mm case fans
Memory 4GB Corsair XMS2DHX6400
Video Card(s) Sapphire ATI HD5870
Storage 1TB WD_Black Sata2 (OS) + 3x 1TB WD_Green Sata2 (Storage)
Display(s) LG 23" Full HD LCD
Case Thermaltake Element G Black
Audio Device(s) Creative X-FI Titanium Fatality Pro.
Power Supply Corsair HX620W PSU
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thanxx for the reply's guys, well after making sure that my psu will have no problems with the card their is one other thing i heard that this thing is BIG i mean really BIG and i was wondering if it will fit ok into my Gigabyte 3D Aurora case, thats another issue i have to look into and i dont wanna have to change the case cause i luv it....
 
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thanxx for the reply's guys, well after making sure that my psu will have no problems with the card their is one other thing i heard that this thing is BIG i mean really BIG and i was wondering if it will fit ok into my Gigabyte 3D Aurora case, thats another issue i have to look into and i dont wanna have to change the case cause i luv it....
Yep it's very big. I had to trim a little of the back of my case to fit it. 3D Aurora should fit it assuming it's a full tower. But you might need to do some mods.