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post #1 of 16
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Got a GTX 460 768 GB from ASUS coming in the mail. This is a new build in progress and now I'm not sure if the PSU is up to snuff with the video card + the core system.

Will this Seasonic PSU work with this system + gtx 460??

The PSU: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=19722307

The system:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151086

Note: The PSU has 2 12 volt rails, both at 17A
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I'm going to say no.
    
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My vote is also no. get this psu if your on a budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-044-_-Product
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post #4 of 16
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My sig rig pulls about 325 watts & my GTX260 asks for more power than the gtx 460 we're looking at in the new system.

Is it that 350 watts is not enough, or is close? ill downclock if it means we keep this brand new psu

The amp level on the seasonic unit is the same as this "430 watt" psu from antec http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371034
Edited by TehStone - 3/18/11 at 11:57pm
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post #5 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by JuStIn871 View Post
My vote is also no. get this psu if your on a budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-044-_-Product
Seconded. He's right.
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post #6 of 16
Not worth making the PSU work that hard. Why get all that then a PSU thats for a system about half as powerful as the other hardware?

Even this would be better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...pk=Antec%20380. 36 bucks shipped
post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by JuStIn871 View Post
My vote is also no. get this psu if your on a budget.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-044-_-Product
oh please. not that. it doesnt even have active pfc. this will be a better unit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-199-_-Product
     
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post #8 of 16
A good 400-450 watts PSU is what you need with a GTX 460. Read the recommended PSU's here.

Quote:
Originally Posted by terence52 View Post
oh please. not that. it doesnt even have active pfc. this will be a better unit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-199-_-Product
That Rosewill 530W psu is a good budget one. The only Rosewill PSU's worth getting are the Green Series and Lightning Series. Avoid the other ones.
Edited by Riou - 3/19/11 at 12:03am
post #9 of 16
Actually, yes that PSU will EASILY handle your planned load. Or the 350, or the Antec 380, or the Corsair CX430 (which is identical to the Seasonic 300 you just linked already).

Actually, that Seasonic is likely a better unit than the Rosewill's linked here.
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post #10 of 16
Not that unit, not with the GTX460.
Antec Earthwatts 450
SeaSonic S12II 430
XFX Core 450
Those would be better choices for that build.
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