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post #1 of 10
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Hi all,

I'm currently running Windows 7 .I have a Corsair VX 450W PSU. Would this be enough to power?

GA-EP45T-UD3LR
Corsair XMS3 4gb ddr3 1333mhz
e8400 c2d
Ati 5750 1gb
5 120mm led fans
160gb hdd
500gb hdd
dvdrw Would this PSU be enough ?

Thanks
post #2 of 10
Yes it would.
I have a VX450 in my Server-BANZAII rig.
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how much consumption is taking by the rig
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It's something around 200W full load if not overclocked, somewhat more if overclocked. While idle, much less.
post #5 of 10
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can i upgrade gpu to 6770 with vx450
post #6 of 10
You should be good with anything like a HD 6950 / GTX 560 Ti or less, easily. Actually, higher than that would be okay as well, but not ideal if you're overclocking a lot.

Just checking, but you realize that the HD 6770 is a rebranded HD 5770? (HD 6750 = HD 5750 too). HD 5750 to HD 5770 would have to be the smallest upgrade ever.
post #7 of 10
I agree with mikeaj, a 6950/GTX 560Ti would be fine on a VX450 with overclocking, and I'd say a GTX 570/6970 could squeeze by at stock.

Your rig is would probably consume about 250w DC under Prime+Furmark.
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in the mobo manual its mention

To meet expansion requirements, it is recommended that a power supply that can withstandhigh power consumption be used (500W or greater). If a power supply is used that does notprovide the required power, the result can lead to an unstable or unbootable system
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The VX450w is a superb PSU - almost good for a real-world wattage of at least 500w
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Originally Posted by pc2008 View Post
in the mobo manual its mention

To meet expansion requirements, it is recommended that a power supply that can withstandhigh power consumption be used (500W or greater). If a power supply is used that does notprovide the required power, the result can lead to an unstable or unbootable system
Yeah, they're warning you not to use a POS unit that can't do 100W safely, yet may still be labeled as "450W" by somebody who likes making up numbers. The components shipped on the motherboard don't use that much power at all.

Of course a motherboard manufacturer is going to want you to err on the side of caution on the power supply, so you don't blame them if something goes wrong, or try to RMA the board if the power supply craps out and fries their perfectly decent design.
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