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Old February 16, 2014, 04:57 AM
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Default Corsair CS450M 450W 80 Plus Gold

Up to what GPU can this power supply hold? For now then it would power my wifes i3 4130, in a Bitfenix Prodigy and ONLY the HD graphics - but later then I would like to upgrade to a mid graphics card.

I would say a Radeon R7 260X or a 660TI combined with the i3-4130 would be ok - would this power supply do the job or a bigger one needed?
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Old February 16, 2014, 07:07 AM
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You could power a 660Ti/670 or r9 270 IMO without issue...I play things a bit more safe though and personally would limit myself on that power supply to about a gtx 660/ r7 265 (260x uses even less power). With those CPU/GPU setup you would probably be running about 320w or so with the 660Ti/ r9 270, and the 660/r7 265 would probably have you down around 300w ish. That would give you solid long term reliability (obviously it could power more, but then you always run the risk of running the PSU hard and shortening its life and or running into issues.
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