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Old 07-02-2010, 04:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HI, if you have read my thread "$3000 gaming rig destroyed already?" than you are familiar with my position right now. Well iam getting very impatiant as my new powersupply has been delayed a further 2 weeks and iam anctious to see weather my pc was damaged other than the PSU. I have a thermaltake 430w PSU from my old pc still in full working order. would it be enough to at least start up my system and boot windows to see if my PC is fine?
CPU - Intel Core i7 930 @ stock speed
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Old 07-02-2010, 06:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Possibly.... the 5770 would be masybe alittle hungry... If you could get a smaller card it is quite possible that it'd atleast boot.

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that system probably draws 300 watts at most.

if you trust your Thermaltake 430W then go for it.
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