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Old 12-26-2007, 03:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm getting into the new 8 series nvidia cards, and I'm not sure if I'll need to purchase a new PSU as well. Right now I'm running a 7900 gt and it's just fine. The amp range on my PSU is 16a to 18a. Would that be enough to handle a, say 8800 GTS
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you may need this

Newegg.com - PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 1KW-SR EPS12V 1000W Continuous @ 50°C Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, cUL, CE, TUV, RoHS - Retail
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Old 12-26-2007, 06:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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1000w thats way overkill.
not really sure what best bang for ur buck in usa (i live in AUS) but the sumthin along the lines of the corsair hx 520
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
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hahahaha hardly, a Corsair 550vx or Corsair 520hx is enough
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*whispers* I think it was a joke guys...
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520hx, xclio greatpower 550, and 610 silencer are all great options
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