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Will a Graphics Card requiring 500W of system power work fine with my 650W PSU?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by shadedgrey63, Dec 10, 2012.

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  1. shadedgrey63

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    I assume so, but it never hurts to make sure. The card I'm talking about is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670. I currently use the GTX 460 SE, which recommends at least 450W of system power. I may end up going with the GTX 660, which requires the same amount of power as my 460 SE.
     
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    Yes, more available power is never a bad thing and the system will only draw as much as it needs. Just make sure it's a quality brand unit otherwise if it's some cheap unit then the wattage numbers are pretty much irrelevant.
     
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    whatever is on the box add 40% and you will be in the ballpark
     
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