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Old 09-26-2010, 08:25 PM
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Default HX620W enough for GTX 480?

I'm sure this has been posted before, but I cant seem to find any definitive answer through search. Will a HX620W have enough juice to power a GTX480? I'm currently running a GTX 280 OC2 and am just planning to upgrade this only. Nothing fancy with the rest of my system, just 2 HD's and mildly clocked C2D. Thanks.
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:13 PM
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HardOCP says you should get the HX750 for a single GTX 480
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:51 PM
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I think the GTX 480 eats up about 42 amps per card.
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http://www.corsair.com/learn_n_explore?psu=yes

http://www.extreme.outervision.com/p...ulatorlite.jsp
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According to Nvidia they say the maximum power that the GTX480 can use is 250w.

http://www.nvidia.com/object/product...tx_480_us.html

Click specifications and scroll down to "Maximum Graphics Card Power (W)."

42 Amps would be the recommendation for an entire system running with one of the cards. 42A x 12v = 504 watts.
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