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My budget is around 150$. Also I made a another post on the AMD forums regarding my upgrade options and they warned me to not push my PSU to its limits but i am starting to think that the AMD Forums are misinformed. One person even stated that a 5770 would be cutting it close. But thanks for clearing this up for me.
This might be worth considering - Asus GTX470 - Like New! $170 shipped
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There's a reason why subforums exist. AMD Video card peeps seem to know a lot about video cards and jack about PSUs.

I'm a little disappointed in antec if your specs are posted correctly. 408W on the 12v essentially makes that a 400W PSU.

But 400 is enough to run most of the current GPUs out there (single card, except maybe the 480/580/590/6990).
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There's a reason why subforums exist. AMD Video card peeps seem to know a lot about video cards and jack about PSUs.

I'm a little disappointed in antec if your specs are posted correctly. 408W on the 12v essentially makes that a 400W PSU.

But 400 is enough to run most of the current GPUs out there (single card, except maybe the 480/580/590/6990).
How does that work btw if there is 408 on the 12v rails and 130 on the 5v and 3.3v that would make it a 538 watt PSU?
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How does that work btw if there is 408 on the 12v rails and 130 on the 5v and 3.3v that would make it a 538 watt PSU?
Nope you can't add them up like that! Your PSU has a maximum combined output of about 500W, meaning I you were drawing 130W from the +3.3V and +5V rails (which won't happen with a normal computer) you would only be able to get ~370W from the +12V. It's not necessarily as clear cut as that but those are just example figures
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