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I want to make sure before I buy a new video card, that someone else has/had the same setup without their computer exploding.

I have a AMD phenom II x4 965 3.4 GHZ (not OC)
4gb ddr2 2 sticks 800mhz
500w extreme plus Cooler master (important)
I want to get the ASUS GTX 460



I have seen some videos that had the same exact setup and they had no problem.
The GPU needs minimum 450w, and 24 amps, I have 36, and the PSU calculators said I needed minimum of 465ish.
So am I good?
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post #2 of 11
The Cooler Master Extreme Plus 500W PSU is not that good. Try to get something else.
    
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by SKULLTRA1L View Post
The Cooler Master Extreme Plus 500W PSU is not that good. Try to get something else.
True, but it still should have no problem running a single 460; go for it.
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Should be fine.
     
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by bl1nk View Post
True, but it still should have no problem running a single 460; go for it.
Yes I will only go single gtx 460, not overclock, and CPU not overclocked.
But I heard after a while it might start making noises, I have had the PSU for about a year and a half.
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post #6 of 11
i would say so. for dual gtx 580s i see alot of people suggesting a 650w psu and thats with a 2600k(what ive been researching most). both your gpu and psu shouldnt pull as much as what im trying to work with so you shouldnt have any problems
    
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post #7 of 11
It's fine. Just don't do too much overclocking. Spend a bit more money for a 100W more, save all the worry and headache the next time you need to do abit of expansion.
    
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by microfister View Post
i would say so. for dual gtx 580s i see alot of people suggesting a 650w psu and thats with a 2600k(what ive been researching most). both your gpu and psu shouldnt pull as much as what im trying to work with so you shouldnt have any problems
Woah, 650w with GTX 580 Sli + i7 2600k??? That's REALLY pushing it lol. 850 W is what everyone is suggesting from what I see.
    
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post #9 of 11
Although it is not that good of a unit it should be fine.
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post #10 of 11
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Woah, 650w with GTX 580 Sli + i7 2600k??? That's REALLY pushing it lol. 850 W is what everyone is suggesting from what I see.
lol i know, thats what i thought. ive seen alot of posts saying a minimum of 650. im not a real risk taker in that kind of sense so i went with a 850, then picked up a second one for all the extras i have to run
    
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