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So what's the best gpu I can run on the corsair 400w under $200?
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post #2 of 10
Anything that doesn't make your whole system go over 400w total.
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Best possible or best recommended? I try to shy away from letting a power supply run at full load for hours on end.

5670?
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post #4 of 10
In my opinion, the HD5770.
The gtx460 might run too, but eh.... it will be pretty close for comfort.
    
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post #5 of 10
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Originally Posted by crashnburn_819 View Post
Best possible or best recommended? I try to shy away from letting a power supply run at full load for hours on end.

5670?
Well theres nothing wrong with that, their are plenty of folders that keep their PSU pushed to the max for 24/7
    
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post #6 of 10
A hd6870.
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post #7 of 10
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Could I run a gtx 260 or 4870 on it?
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by rip10793 View Post
Could I run a gtx 260 or 4870 on it?
I wouldn't, but you probably could. CX400 only has one PCI-E connector and I know my old GTX 260 required 2. I think the 4870 is the same.

Would be better off with a 6850.
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post #9 of 10
well the 260 needs high amps. 38 i believe. i got a buddys 260 im grabbing off him for a buddy's build and looks like i need a high-currant antc or just mite get a tx750 used for it.

for you. get a new power, thare cheap and better then what u have, something with high amps to push higerend gpus.

But if u must keep that psu. 5770 mite get a 5850 to work.
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post #10 of 10
I think you can get a 6850 to run good in there
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