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Would this power supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171014 have enough amps to power a gtx 280. Also since the psu only has 2-6pins would it work with an adaptor from molex to 8pin.
    
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post #2 of 13
Not to sound bias, but for the same amount of money you could get a Corsair TX650. It also has the proper connections and a single (52a) 12v rail which is much more stable and just a better PSU overall.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139005
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post #3 of 13
The Corsair HX520W is also another one that will have no problem with a single GTX 280.
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post #4 of 13
get the corsair 650.
    
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post #5 of 13
GTX280 is around 235w. The cm eXtreme power isn't good as real power but should be fine. Liked other said, the corsair 650tx is much better.
post #6 of 13
yeah it will work i'm on a 650w right now with my gtx280.
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post #7 of 13
But it won't work on a PSU just because it's a 650 watt. I don't know of any, but I am willing to bet that there are some 650w PSU's that will not be able to handle the GTX 280.
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post #8 of 13
its not about the watts... reason they want him to use corsair 650tx is because of its 52A single rail 12v... todays computer doesnt really solely on watts but also on Amps but yeah get 650tx its cheaper than modulars
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post #9 of 13
But if you're into cable routing and if you like the idea of being able to dictate how many cables are coming out of your PSU, or attached to it, then definitely go for a modular PSU. After all, that's why I did it. And it was quite worth it.

If you never go SLI, then the HX520W will be the perfect solution. It's $109.99 at Newegg with Free Shipping, and it comes with a $15 MIR.

But if you plan to go SLI, then the HX620W is the next step up in the HX series. Read more about the HX series here: http://www.corsair.com/products/hx/default.aspx

Corsair was voted "Best Power Supply Manufacturer 2008" by Custom PC’s readers.
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post #10 of 13
you have cm 690 right i know you can tuck in all those cables everywhere so it wouldnt hinder the airflow... besides 79.99 after MIR cant beat that thats me though being creative at tucking in cables
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