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Could my PSU handle a 570 and a 460 for PhysX?

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I know a 460 (it's the 768MB version) is overkill for PhysX processing, it's just left over from me upgrading. My PSU is a 650W earthwatts.
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I think your PSU could handle it, but I'd recommend selling that 460! You could get over $75 for it locally on craigslist and have some real fun spending that money on new stuff. Maybe a new case, or better yet a 60GB solid state hard drive!
    
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I'm actually planning on giving the card to my friend in a couple months when he builds his budget gaming rig. For now though can anyone confirm or deny whether this'll be possible?
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Yes it will handle it, even if the GTX 460 is actually being used at full load, which it won't be for PhysX
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Yeah it will work just fine, though you should really be folding it right now for CC!
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Easily.
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