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Would this work or do I need to upgrade?
1HDD, 1DVD rom, 1 sound card and 1 wireless adapter and USB mouse/keyboard.
Power supply:
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The card model:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814195025
    
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I think it should be fine
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Isn't it cutting kinda close? Card recommends a 450W PSU with 30A while the PSU is 400W with 30A. Any more opinions/insights?
    
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Originally Posted by intelfan View Post
Isn't it cutting kinda close? Card recommends a 450W PSU with 30A while the PSU is 400W with 30A. Any more opinions/insights?
I would be cutting it close I would get 500w to be safe.
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It's more than enough.
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Thank you Mr. PSU Guru sir.
    
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You're fine.

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Isn't it cutting kinda close? Card recommends a 450W PSU with 30A while the PSU is 400W with 30A. Any more opinions/insights?
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I would be cutting it close I would get 500w to be safe.
Meh, ignore ATI/Nvidia's wattage recommendations and just look at the TDP/power draw of the card. It's in their best interest to inflate/over estimate wattage requirements to cover their own backsides.
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