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Old 04-29-10, 08:44 AM   #1
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Default power requirements for the 480?

the specs say a minimum of 600W with 12V in 48A. I am not sure if my OCZ Gamextream 700W will cut it? Should I get a new one?
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Old 04-29-10, 09:28 AM   #2
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Default Re: power requirements for the 480?

http://www.ocztechnology.com/resourc...700W_chart.jpg

Seems like you should be OK. I am by no means an expert but it looks like your 12v rails should be fine.
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Old 04-29-10, 11:12 AM   #3
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Default Re: power requirements for the 480?

according to the chart that hybrid is showing, you have 72 amps on that power supply.
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