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Old 11-28-2019, 10:08 PM
JustRTX JustRTX is offline
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Question Will a rtx 2060 super run with a corsair 500w psu

Hi everyone, so i am thinking in buying a rtx 2060 super OC , since black friday came with good deals in my country, and i have a PSU Corsair CX500w and wanted to know if it can handle my graphic card for now, ofc i am going to upgrade the rest of pc later on, and at that time i will upgrade psu aswell.
Hope someone can help me out ty for you time.

My specs:
Motherboard h87-pro
I5 - 4670 3.4 ghz
gtx 960 ( to be replaced with rtx 2060 super oc )
corsair cx 500w
5 fans
16gb ram
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Old 11-29-2019, 12:08 PM
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It should not be a problem - from what you have listed your system looks pretty light on power needs and a rtx 2060 super isn't a super power hog until you push it hard.

For peace of mind I would get a Kill-A-Watt (google them - they are about $20 US @amazon) and plug your pc into that to see how much it is drawing from the wall. Take he highest wattage number you see, subtract about 15% from that and you will have your net system power usage (that 15% difference is wasted as heat). The number you come up with should fall without 40%-80% of your power supply capacity.
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