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Old July 8, 2010, 10:59 AM
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Hello! I am going to change my 8800 GT videocard, and I would like to know if my titan 560W can handle a 470 GTX. The processor is an intel quad core. If my psu is not enough for a 470 gtx, I would like to know if it should be enough for the 460 GTX nvidia is going to release soon.
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Hello! I am going to change my 8800 GT videocard, and I would like to know if my titan 560W can handle a 470 GTX. The processor is an intel quad core. If my psu is not enough for a 470 gtx, I would like to know if it should be enough for the 460 GTX nvidia is going to release soon.
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As long as don't have a bunch of other things too like WC and 5 hard drives.
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Old July 8, 2010, 11:16 AM
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Nono I have got the standard things (an hard disk, an optical drive etc.). So the titan 560W is enough for a 470 GTX, but I'm a bit on the limit. Is it right?
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I'm not familiar with Titan, nor their OEM. That being said I honestly would get a Quality 600W PSU and you should be good.
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Better safe then sorry as ST has mentioned. You dont want to end up killing your card by accident even if the psu can handle the card.
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drop us some ul numbers so we can check, take a piccie of the side of the psu where tehres writings :)
and maybe an internal shot tru the fan grille thingie.
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Old July 8, 2010, 02:21 PM
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Thank you very much for the suggestions. I've taken a decision. Since I've waited a lot to change my 8800 gpu, I will wait three more days to read HardwareCanucks review of the GTX 460. If the review is good I think I'll buy the GTX 460 without changing psu (if the GTX 460 power consumption is not high).
Instead if I decide to buy a GTX 470 I will buy a new psu for sure (I was thinking to the Corsair HX650W or the Enermax MODU87+ 700W).
Thank you again. Arinoth you're 100% right. I think it would be stupid to risk an expensive gpu.
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well, it all comes down to rpicing. if its sub 200? maybe worth it.
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If you mean the LC-Power Titan LC6560T, then from what I can tell it's made by Huntkey, which means it's also rated by its maximum peak load, not continuous load. It would probably be borderline okay, but I wouldn't risk it. Whichever GPU you decide to go with, you should still purchase a new quality PSU.
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Zero82z I will keep it in mind. Anyway before deciding what to do, I will wait to read GTX 460 review. Obviously I will decide about the psu, after I've chosen the video card.
Thank you everyone for the help.
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