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Old October 1, 2011, 09:02 PM
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Well the card I'm going to buy EVGA | Products, is almost exactly like the reference card and according to nvidia's website, the maximum graphics card power is 150W. It should not pull more than 150W. That was probably an overclocked edition or something. GeForce GTX 560 - Specifications - GeForce

I would buy that power supply but I live in Toronto. I'll try my current PSU and if it blows, then I'll have to buy another one.

The point we are trying to make mate, is that it doesnt' take out your parts.
Whats the point of spending 200 on a graphics card if the PSU destroys it?

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Old October 1, 2011, 09:14 PM
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OK well I'll get a power supply if I find a good one that isn't too expensive. Too bad that this power supply won't handle it. And a bit of googling suggests that this power supply was manufactured by huntkey.

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It seems you just don't want to spend the money on a new PSU,everyone here has given you there opinion. But yet your willing to spend it on a Video card.
Don't buy a PSU, when it can not handle the load it will take out your mobo and video card.
My oldest son did the same thing kept his stock PSU even when I told him to go on this site read up on it, and when it went it took out his motherboard and video card.
Up to you, but I would listen to these guys. Get a good PSU.
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Old October 1, 2011, 10:23 PM
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OK I'll buy a PSU, is this sufficient?
Canada Computers | Power Supplies | Antec HCG-520 High Current Gamer 520W Continuous Power Supply

If that isn't sufficient, how about this one?
Canada Computers | Power Supplies | Antec TP-650 Truepower New 650W Continuous Power Supply

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Yuppers, either one of those would work for you better than the OEM one you have in your computer.

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Those will work fine, get the 650W. But thats just my 2 cents.
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Glad to hear you are making the safe and smart choice. Either of those power supplies will work. Obviously the 650w will have more head room and be less stressed running, but the 520w is fine as well. For the extra $10 I would get the 650w in case you decide down the road that you want a CPU/GPU upgrade that needs a bit more power.
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Alright, I just bought the 650 W PSU and i'll probably buy the graphics card in amount a month. Thanks for the help.
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Hey guys, new here. I recently ordered a

eVGA GeForce GTX 560 Superclocked Graphics adapter - 1 GB - GDDR5 SDRAM


I have a question similar to the OP's and figured I'd tack it onto here. I have an Ultra LSP 650w, which is rated for 38 amps on the +12v rail. I don't have anything overclocked so everything is normal.

Think I would be alright with that? If any additional info is needed let me know.
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