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post #1 of 9
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Title basically says it all... curious if I should consider upgrading my PSU
I sort of got it when I had a 680i, q6600, 2GB of ram, 1HDD, a single 8800gt, and a few fans

Now I have the rig below and am curious if my PSU is starting to top out... I've measured the 12v and 5v and they seem to not be fluctuating much under load...

What are your guys' thoughts?
post #2 of 9
it should be fine, but if you decide to go above 1 4870 then id get a 800 or something like that
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post #3 of 9
I'd say you are OK with your current setup, but if you add more powerful GPUs you'll definitely need to upgrade your PSU.
    
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post #4 of 9
if everything was on full load you would still be fine.

But any sort of beefier card would probably not work.

125+125+200+100 misc=550 pretty good.
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post #5 of 9
Yes, if you decide to go Crossfire at some point with this or another MOBO, or get a x2 high end Card you will most likely need to upgrade the PSU!
Edited by Gunderman456 - 12/17/08 at 3:58pm
 
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post #6 of 9
It's perfectly fine. You might be able to crossfire 2x 4870's on a 600W PSU too.
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
Yes, if you decide to go Crossfire at some point with another MOBO, or get a x2 high end Card you will most likely need to upgrade the PSU!
Quote:
CF4850 @ 775/1150 (vmod to 1.30v)


He should be fine for now but upgrading the PSU, imo, is still a good idea.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
Yes, if you decide to go Crossfire at some point with another MOBO, or get a x2 high end Card you will most likely need to upgrade the PSU!
He is CF based on his sig. It should be ok but its cutting it. 650w would be my standard.
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