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Old 11-10-2007, 12:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 500 Watt sufficent for a 8800gt?

Yea so i was wondering if my Thermaltake TR2 500watt could support my current system and a new 8800GT i really dont feel like buying a new PSU,

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Default Re: 500 Watt sufficent for a 8800gt?

As long as it has over 20a on the 12v rail.

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Default Re: 500 Watt sufficent for a 8800gt?

It has two +12V output lines ("virtual", of course) with a combined current of 29A... so it should be alright, although I'd reccomend the Corsair 520HX or VX-550 if you ever feel like changing it in the future.
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