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500w ok for a single 7900GT?

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As the topic indicates, would a sturdy brand name 500w PSU be ok for a single 7900GT? Ignore my specs because it ain't for my computer. I'm building a new one pretty soon. Thanks!
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post #2 of 11
Plentyfull, and with room to spare
Also if you want to get an idea of how much you would
need for a system check out this site: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/
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yes
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post #5 of 11
yep, it will be more than enough. People seem to like fortron psus, as well as the 550 watt ocz powerstream. Avoid the 600 watt version.
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post #6 of 11
you will be fine, im running 480 antec truepower 2 or sumthing and it runs great, and its sli compatible
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post #7 of 11
Wattage is least that you look at, its the 12volt amps, single rail 34amps and up, dual 12volt amps at least 18amps or better.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by G35TwinTurbo
you will be fine, im running 480 antec truepower 2 or sumthing and it runs great, and its sli compatible
For just about $5 more than that he could get a Sunbeam Nuuo 550W.
post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by dazed and confused
yep, it will be more than enough. People seem to like fortron psus, as well as the 550 watt ocz powerstream. Avoid the 600 watt version.
Dude, I said 500w. Not 550w or 600w.
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post #10 of 11
you should get the nuuo, it's cheaper than many other name brand 500w models
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