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450 Watt psu big enough for 8800gt?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125088

Is a 450 watt rosewill psu big enough for this card?

The cpu will be an e7200

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...5052&Tpk=e7200
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Don't skimp on the PS!
    
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it comes with the case...
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IF IT COMES WITH THE CASE, THEN NO!!!!

i tried it, and it didnt work, get a new PSU, the best deal right now on a PSU is this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Cooling%2b610w
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post #5 of 19
Buy a reputable brand of PSU.

OCZ, FSP, Corsair, PC P&C, Antec, Silverstone, Enermax, Tagan.

I think that some higher end Rosewill PSUs are alright, but I wouldn't trust one. Do you have a link to the case?
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post #6 of 19
Absolutely not, you should NOT use that power supply.

At least go with this.

Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023
post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Absolutely not, you should NOT use that power supply.

At least go with this.

Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC 430W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023
got it, tis' in my backup rig. Runs fine under load.
x2 hdd's, x1 dvdrw, 8800GT, q6600 holds up fine.
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post #8 of 19
yes and no...
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post #9 of 19
Honestly, man, I think it's borderline. I had a 500 Watt Ultra V-Series and it couldn't even handle my 8500GT. From what I've seen here, though, Rosewill's don't seem to have a great reputation, although JonnyGuru reviewed a 500W and rated it 8.5. I think you might be better off getting a new one. I run a Silverstone Decathlon on my 8800GT, and it's completely awesome. But I like modular, and I'm partial...
post #10 of 19
People have gotten 8800GTs to work on a stock dell PSU so it shouldn't be a big problem. Just worry about quality. I would worry about it blowing up on your before worrying if it can run you 8800GT. People tend to over-estimate the amount of power they need. I would go with a more reliable brand though.
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