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Hello, i didn't know where to post this so i posted it here because it is more pretaining to my Graphics card, if it is wrong i can repost it to another spot if needed. My question is will my GTX 670 run fine on a 600W PSU? I am also running 1 HDD, 1 SSD, and a i5 Sandy Bridge (not overclocked. The reason i am on sandy bridge is because i already have all these parts in a previous build and i am thinking about moving the build to a smaller case for travel, and my big 1050W PSU will not fit in the case i am thinking of.)

Any help with this would be great thanks!
post #2 of 16
A good 600W will run even some mid range SLI/CF configs (thought not recommended of course better to have more than you need), you only really need a quality 500w for most rigs even with 7970's and 680s barring your not getting absurd with you both CPU and GPU OC you'd be fine. The real question is what brand 600w are you looking at?

*edit* Oh and as always whatever you're considering double check it to this list , if it's on there it will be more than enough for a single 670. thumb.gif
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post #3 of 16
anything 500w+ will do fine (Quality), 600w will give you lots of headroom for OC on both the CPU and GPU, what PSU are you thinking about?
     
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A quality 450W is enough, 650W if you want to go SLI in future.
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650 watt I think are more than enough to run a GTX 670 SLI
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post #6 of 16
I'm running a 670 with a 3570k on 400W be quiet straight power and no problems so far even while overclocking the gpu.
post #7 of 16
Running a Titan and a massively overclocked/overvolted 2500K on a 610W. All depends on the quality of the PSU. Get a single 12v rail PSU.
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This is the power supply i am looking at using:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171036

I have had it and have been using it in one of my older gaming PC's since September 2010. I feel kind of uneasy about using this PSU because 1: its been in constant use since September 2010 and its only a 600W PSU.

Do you think it will do or would you suggest maybe looking for a 650W to 750W Modular PSU instead?
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What PSU is it you have or wants?

And yes 600 watts is more then enough as said already
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Originally Posted by andrefecto View Post

This is the power supply i am looking at using:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171036

I have had it and have been using it in one of my older gaming PC's since September 2010. I feel kind of uneasy about using this PSU because 1: its been in constant use since September 2010 and its only a 600W PSU.

Do you think it will do or would you suggest maybe looking for a 650W to 750W Modular PSU instead?
I'd be happy using that PSU for a single 670. I'd look at buying a new, better quality 600W-650W if you want to add another card though.
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