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post #1 of 16
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I finally went and bought a GTX470 for $200 on newegg, and with it, I bought an APEVIA AQ700W PSU, because my current 400w psu obviously isn't enough, but looking at this PSU's output for the pcie connectors now I'm almost certain its doomed to failure :'(
Its already shipping out, omg did I seriously mess this up or is there possibility it will work???
post #2 of 16
Its a kind of "no name" PSU IMO. But well.

Just try to use 2 different PSU rail for the GPU,
post #3 of 16
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The 2 6 pin rails the psu has are 12v and 14a, is that enough?
post #4 of 16
big time screw up
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post #5 of 16
Specs say 38 amps for that card: System Requirements
Minimum of a 550 Watt power supply. (Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 38 Amps.)

Call newegg and see if they can stop it or take it back for another.

I would NOT use that psu with that card.
 
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Corsair TX-650W is the answer.
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post #7 of 16
Never buy "cheapy" "no-name" PSUs!
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post #8 of 16
Yea you pooched it hard. Don't use that psu unless you want to kill you shiny new card.
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post #9 of 16
Just call newegg bro. Their customer service is one of the best there is. Just say you misread the specs on the psu.
 
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post #10 of 16
Keep this Apevia as a backup PSU and get a better one. TX650, HX620, or anything similar.
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