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ArrowMk84 08-25-08 07:05 PM

GTX 280 PSU question
I just installed my new EVGA GTX 280, and I notice they have a flyer in the box recommending you get a PSU with an 8-pin power connector. Now my PSU has two six pin connectors, and its a single rail, so I used one six pin for the six pin port, and then I used the molex (4-pin) adapter and the other six pin for the 8-pin adapter. Since it's a single rail PSU, with plenty of juice, with only two fans on the molex line, I don't expect there to be any problems. But I wanted to get a second opinion.

So, should I upgrade my PSU? (I'd rather not)

Eliminator 08-25-08 08:02 PM

Re: GTX 280 PSU question
no i think youll be fine... i upgraded mine since i had an enermax 535W which may not be able to handle a quad core at 3.6 and a gtx 280... i bought an enermax infiniti 720W

john19055 08-27-08 04:42 AM

Re: GTX 280 PSU question
If you have a 750watt PCPnC 750w ,you should'nt have no problems.

nekrosoft13 08-27-08 07:09 AM

Re: GTX 280 PSU question
you will be fine, single rail PSU are the best.

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