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I just ordered a EVGA 9800GX2 SSC Edition from NewEgg.

Currently I own a OCZ 600W SLi Ready PSU
LINK here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001

Will that be enough to power my 9800GX2 when it arrives, (2morrow)?

I also bought a 8$ adapter for it, so its 6 to 8 pin, since the GX2 requires and 6 and 8pin.

But main question, will that 600W be fine..?? I mean, people run 2 8800GTS off of it, why couldn't a GX2 run off of it.

Thanks
KilrBe3
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post #2 of 22
Should be enough, but I hear the 6-8 pin adapter causes instability problems.
post #3 of 22
How many hard drives? Is that CPU overclocked? Although im not 100% sure i think you'll be ok but i'd start saving for a new PSU

More importantly how many AMPS on the 12 Volt rail?
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My Q6600 is OC'ed to 3.0Ghz

1 harddrive
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post #5 of 22
i recon you'll be ok with that psu
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post #6 of 22
How many 12V rails at what amperage?

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4 12V rails 18A each
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post #8 of 22
You're cutting it really really close. Make sure you use separate rails for the 6 pin and 8 pin connectors.
post #9 of 22
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Originally Posted by kilrbe3 View Post
I just ordered a EVGA 9800GX2 SSC Edition from NewEgg.

Currently I own a OCZ 600W SLi Ready PSU
LINK here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001

Will that be enough to power my 9800GX2 when it arrives, (2morrow)?

I also bought a 8$ adapter for it, so its 6 to 8 pin, since the GX2 requires and 6 and 8pin.

But main question, will that 600W be fine..?? I mean, people run 2 8800GTS off of it, why couldn't a GX2 run off of it.

Thanks
KilrBe3
It will maybe run, but then you cant have any fans, almost no overclock, one harddrive, and so one... I suggest you buy a new one
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post #10 of 22
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Great, i already spent almost 900$ on this PC in June alone....

Antec 900 Case
New Mobo
PSU is new too
CPU cooler

So i cant use this 600W?
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