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    I feel the power....or not

    I have started looking at graphics cards etc and my concern is I have bought a 52oW Corsair PSU and some reviews say 600W recommended, anyone any experience?

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    A few small things would help, ya know, like the system specs, the graphics cards you are looking at ect

    For all we know you could be powering a 486
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    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    look at my sig works fine has done for 3 months

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    520W corsair will be fine for a single GFX setup, it's such a good PSU that it will have enough amps on the 12v rail.

    Unless you going SLI with tonnes of other stuff the corsair will be fine.

    What Gfx Card are you looking at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    A few small things would help, ya know, like the system specs, the graphics cards you are looking at ect

    For all we know you could be powering a 486
    E6600, DS3P Mobo, Geil PC6400 2Gb Ram, Seagate 320Gb HDD, 8800 GTS 320Mb card....

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    yeah your corsair will be able to power that easily as I said look at my sig lol I have same cpu, graphics, amount of ram and two dvd drives and 3hdd's not to menton the countless leds and 3 cold cathode lights and that is off a 420W psu that is a model that came out 3 or so years ago.

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    Got a link to the PSU?

    Should be fine, provided its not split rail and cant be changed to single rail. Quite a lot of split rail PSUs have been having issues with high end cards due to the draw they have on the single rail amp's,

    With a link, even if its split rail, we can take a look at the amps on each rail and advise
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    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Got a link to the PSU?

    Should be fine, provided its not split rail and cant be changed to single rail. Quite a lot of split rail PSUs have been having issues with high end cards due to the draw they have on the single rail amp's,

    With a link, even if its split rail, we can take a look at the amps on each rail and advise

    Here ya go

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=446788

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    If its the HX520 then that will be fine

    (and what do you know, it is an all )

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