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EVGA 9800GTX+ Thermaltake powerexpress 250watt vga power supply

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    I Have A Question.... I'm A Getting A Evga 9800+ I Was Wondering Will Running Ok On My Thermaltake Powerexpress 250watt... I'm Currently Running A 8800gts 320...
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    Yes, the 9800GTX+ should actually use a little less power than the 8800GTS 312MB.

    Look at it like this:

    Each 6-pin connector is rated for a maximum of 75w, and the PCI-E slot is rated to deliver another 75w. Depending on the version of the 9800GTX+, you might get one with two 6-pin power connectors, or one 6-pin. If you get a 9800GTX+ with two 6-pin, that card is going to use somewhere over 150w at peak, but below 225w. On top of this, the card will ever only pull 150w max from the PowerExpress power supply, as that is the maximum two 6-pin connectors are rated to provide, and that is all the PowerExpress power supply is connected to. The other 75w will be provided by the standard power supply through the motherboard.
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    thanks dude i really appreciate it.. i was hoping it would run.. i know i need another power really can't afford it.......

    thanks for you help i really appreciate it..

    thanks......
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    I have a 450 watt psu I used to run my 4870 on. It can be yous for 25$ shipped if you are interested.
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    no thanks dude my main system has a 450watt installed.... lol price is good
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    Ok. Just trying to help.
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    thanks
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    OH ffs yes :\

    I got caught out (Honestly, I thought that was very high - But it was also very late)

    WAs going to double check today - thought maybe it was an X2 (And even then that's a bit high)
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    no i'm running the single gpu core....my 8800gts run about 26amps the 9800gtx about 28amps.. i'm trying figure this power express runs 21amps per rail or all together thew box says 25amps at peak and 75% efficiency.. so hooking up both pci express connector the my power express should be enough power i think.. my main 450 watt single rail going to get it's already juiced out. with my x2 4800+ overclocked to 3.3ghz plus it only maxes out at 422watts.. full load i know i need other power supply my funds are low.... tell me what do you think about that?
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    Yeah - No sorry - My bad to begin with.

    Yer vPSU for a single 9800 is perfectly fine :) - It was late and I clearly needed more sleep than I thought.
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    thanks good looking out
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    thanks dude... i really appreciate it......input is very important

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