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Old July 28, 2011, 07:47 AM
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My System Specs

Default PSU for GTX 570

I'm planning to upgrade my video card for the upcoming Battlefield 3.
I was just wondering if my current setup would take a GTX 570 without having to upgrade my PSU (Antec TruePower New 550W).
Specs are in my profile.

I know they say that the minimum PSU requirement is 550watt, which is what I have. But will it handle it without issues is the question?

I'm not exactly rollin' in money so if I could get by without having to upgrade the PSU as well I'd be stoked!

Help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old July 28, 2011, 10:39 AM
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what version is your psu,and what does it say for the 12v?

a 570 should eat around 200 or so watts

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if i were you i would get another one,maybe 650 watts,though. just in case the
2-3 years you have probably on yours havent taken breath out of it :)
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