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gtx 460 1gb with 400 PSU ?

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  1. subhendu

    subhendu New Member

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    Hi,
    I have corsair cx400 PSU .I am planning to buy a evga gtx 460 1gb .will a gtx 460 run fine with a cx400 ? or can I buy a gtx 550 ti ?
    my system specs- i7 2600 (non k version ),
    1 x 4gb ddr3 kingston ,
    1 x 500gb WD hdd,
    1 audiophile sound card ,
    1 dvdrw .
    please give suggestions asap ,I want to purchase one today .

    Thanks :)
     
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    Do NOT overclock and you will be ok. Now you will need a molex to PCIe adapter, but everything will work.

    Another card to look at, HD7770. Still wouldn't try overclocking.
     
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    Thanks for your reply , I have a 19 " square LCD ,( 1280 x 1024 ) .I am not in to overclocking ,but a little bit worried about the psu. so I bought an EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Fpb from ncix .
     
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    Surprisingly enough, GTX460's consume only ~15W more than a 550 Ti. See you would have been ok even with an HD6670 but that would have bare minimum in gaming from my POV.
     
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    it'll run comfortabily. good quality PSU and not too much load with that system, you will be fine even if you overclock although it could be potentially risky
     
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    If you're so worried about the psu you shoud've bought a 7770 its on 28 nm max power consumption 80w not a pos 550 ti even a gx 460 have better performance per watt than that. http://www.ncix.ca/products/?sku=68526&vpn=FX777AZDF4&manufacture=XFX&promoid=1261
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    My 2 cents.
     
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    ^ Agree. Cancel the order for the 450, its one of the weakest performing gaming GPU out there.
     
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    oh I missed it bro , I didn't know that the difference is only 15w ..I just checked the pci e power connector count , I got the gtx 550 for 125$ +tax with a mir of 15 $.gtx 460 costs 145+tax .price difference was small :shadedshu
     

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