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While I was running ATI tool and overclocking it higher, it was saying between 35 and 38.2 amps were being used. As my PSU only has 19amps and 20 amps on the rails, leaving .8 amps left over, I assume that it is taking into account my CPU as well? How bad is this for my PSU?
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That's the amps running through the first phase (of 4) of the card. It supports the GPU alone (essentially.)

It comes out to something like 5 amps off the 12 volt rail.
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