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Old November 8, 2008, 03:22 PM
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Default will my psu support 9800gtx+ ?

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recommended: 26amps on the +12V rail.

I think it does, but im not confident so just double checking before i buy :)
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Old November 8, 2008, 04:17 PM
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Your PSU is max 22 amps per rail. The card needs 26 amps. So yes, you should get a new PSU.
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Old November 8, 2008, 04:34 PM
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but the card has two connectors.
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Old November 8, 2008, 04:36 PM
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Are the connectors on different rails? Typically on a 2 rail card, the 24 pin ATX and Molex's are on one rail, and the 6-pins are on the other rail.
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Old November 8, 2008, 05:01 PM
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I watched a video on youtube, somone was reviewing the card. When he was unpacking it, he showed that there were two 4pin-6pin connectors..or something like that. Then he showed the video card, it had two spots to put wires in.
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Old November 9, 2008, 12:24 AM
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Relax man, you're fine with your PSU with any single video card.
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Old November 9, 2008, 07:37 AM
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thank you :)
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Old November 9, 2008, 07:49 AM
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Just take care of your PSU. Blow it for dust and don't keep it in full-load 24/7 and in warm air (I hope that you have a decent airflow in case).
Some Enermax PSU's are prone to death in some circumstances.
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As said above make sure that you have good cooling air flow (don't let it get clogged with dust etc...), and ofcourse only do 1 video card and make sure you don't have your system on full load or your video card for long extended periods of time and you should be ok. When you have some extra funds I would recommend an upgrade though to atleast a 750 watt for future upgrades.
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