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Old May 2, 2012, 06:20 AM
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Don't think for a second that the GTX 690 won't be sold out everywhere too....

If I was in your position, I would probably wait until NVIDIA releases a $399 card. That should be more than enough to power your HDTV for the next two or three years.
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Old May 2, 2012, 06:49 AM
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I'll agree with the others here easily about 8GB RAM (if your not doing OCing then perhaps even 16GB) Quite a few games now etc are using more and more RAM and most people I know like to have things open while gaming (and tab in and out etc) for example I have firefox with about 8 tabs open, usually a voice program, etc...

Also although you don't require 1000W PSU I would recommend selling your current one before prices really decrease and get something more in the 750W-850W. This gives you some overhead and room. I would never want to come to close to maxing out my PSU. If a PSU goes (or is over pushed) then it can cause massive issues and take things with it. Would hate to see you lose any of that hardware you currently have.
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Old May 2, 2012, 07:13 AM
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Yea y 1k psu for 690? I thoughtthis card was suppose to use less power? Or did i mix things up?
Sorry man. I couldn't find an official requirement so I tried to make a ball park guess. I was way off obviously. I would have never thought a 650W PSU would do the trick. That's pretty impressive! I was thinking minimum 850W and a bit more for head room.

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I would recommend selling your current one before prices really decrease and get something more in the 750W-850W.
You likely missed in his opening post that he has a 750W.
If it's a good name brand unit he should be alright.
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