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Power for a 7950GX2

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I am running it on a 430 Watt Antec PSU.It calls for a 450 watt.It runs fine,have played games and all with it but willthis hurt the card in any way or the Power supply?
I was ausing an Enermax Liberty 620 but after seeing how it has a tenency to blow up,I decided to take my chances with the 430 watt.
I am going to get another power supply next week also.
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If it is an Antec Truepower II, I think you should actually be fine. That PSU pushes 31A total max load on the 12V rails, which is as much as several PSUs rated with a higher Wattage (Sunbeam NUUO 550W: 32A, Hiper 580W: 30A, just to give two examples).

For that card, it's the current on the 12V rails that matters most.

Don't worry.. you're fine.
    
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Its a truepower but no II behind it.It has no PCIe plug,I had to use the convertor which takes 2 plug ins.So It should be ok I would hope.
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