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post #1 of 5
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So , my power supply ( Recom 600W ) arrived dead . Now , the computer store i bought it from said they can replace it with another one if i want ( Mushkin Volta 650W ) .

Now , the question is will this power my GTX480 ?

If not , please suggest something in the same price range .

This is the link to the power supply : http://www.emag.ro/surse/sursa-mushk...a947b2be0556b5
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I've never used either of those power supplies, but 650 watts should be fine.

edit: Review on Tom's Hardware that shows the GTX 480's power consumption. They did say it was a worse case scenario number, but it does look like it loves power.

And here is a power consumption graph from Bit-Tech. This is a lot different than the one from Tom's Hardware. So yeah, if it falls somewhere between those two, you'll be a-okay, I would think.
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post #3 of 5
The Mushkin Volta isn't an awesome unit but it's probably miles better than that "Recom" you mentioned. And yes it will be fine for a GTX 480. Just keep in mind it's a 550W, not a 650W.
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It says 650W , so i guess that's what it is .. Any other suggestions ?
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The volta isn't a brilliant unit, but it's way, WAAAY better than the recom.
And the muskin will run the 480 fine.
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