Topic Title: AMD A6-3650 APU with Xfx 7870?
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 12/27/2013 02:00 AM
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lasertag3
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I do not plan on crossfiring anything here, I was wondering if i upgraded my PSU to atleast a 600w, would I be able to run with an XFX 7870 radeon hd card. I want to uprgrade my GPU and I am not concerned with dual graphics. I have an AMD A6-3650 APU Would this be possible? the 7870 looks great and I would love to run it.

 12/27/2013 04:53 AM
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zipsi
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I don't see why not, will get slightly bottlenecked by the cpu unless you overclock, but it should run for sure. Get a Corsair / Seasonic / Enermax psu within 550-600w.



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 12/27/2013 02:10 PM
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WMudrockJr
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Be sure to have something other than the stock CPU fan because the APU will get hot with certain games when all the cores are busy.



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