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post #1 of 28
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In Canada that can power a gtx 295?

Edit: will go to 70$ but that's the maximum
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post #2 of 28
Unless you get one second hand I don't think you can truly get a solid power supply for a power hungry card like the gtx 295
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post #3 of 28
save up $50 more, then you will get some recommendations.
    
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post #4 of 28
best PSU for $50 bucks or less is the Corsair CX430 IMO but it won't be enough to power a GTX295, i don't think.
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post #5 of 28
You're going to need a 600w+ PSU for that card, you'd need a helluva deal for that to take place.
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post #6 of 28
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0352677
It's only 500w and a Corsair but it'll power a 6870-6950 just fine or a 260/460/560
Edited by xPwn - 3/18/11 at 12:16am
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post #7 of 28
Unless the rest of the rig needs very little power, there is no way you should trust a GTX295 to a $50 PSU, as suggested.
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by JuStIn871 View Post
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0352677
It's only 500w and a Corsair but it'll power a 6870-6950 just fine or a 260/460/560
That's comparing a 180 watt card to a 289 watt.

We're talking two a two GPU board here, he needs more than that, especially with an OC.
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post #9 of 28
In Canada, not sure, but this is the cheapest US PSU I'd trust to run that card in your rig:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171036
post #10 of 28
Not possible with a new power supply.

Going to need a quality 600W power supply.
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