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GTX 560 Ti power supply? (among other things)

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  1. speedy11131 New Member

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    I currently have a Phenom II 965 and 4GB of RAM running Windows 7 with a 9800GTX+ graphics card. Now I'm ready to uggrade my card, but was wondering, if I upgrade to the GTX 560 ti, what power supply do you guys recommend for it?
    Also my case will probably be too small for it, so whats a good decent sized case possibly with fans included already?

    Let's say my total budget for everything is around $500.
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    Any decent 550w will be more than enough.

    I think the GTX560 is right about the same length as the 9800GTX+(maybe even shorter?), so if the 9800GTX+ fits, the GTX560 should also.
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    just make sure its a good brand like antec or OCZ with 500w+

    dont be lured in by the cheap 700w no name things that will probibly explode.
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    Yea, minimum recommended for GTX560Ti is 500W (Max power consumption 170W) and 2x6pin power connectors. Basically get some brand psu like corsair, enermax, antec, ocz .. For SLI i would set >650W branded psu.
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    I think you'll be fine with 500w pure PSU, but to be safe and future proof PSU just go to the 650w psu, they would go with small different in price with the 500w
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    I have the Rosewill RP550 lol
    It has 35A on the 12V rail. 560 requires 30 no?
    I have no plans to SLI...
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    Running a gtx470 on good 450w you can do the same with your lower power card.
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    500watts half decent brand PSU will be FINE,

    the GTX 560 is about the same size as an ATX motherboard... ( its acutaly shorter then my gigabyte am3 board) its shorter then a GTX260.



    im also running a 1090T 6 core @ 3.8ghz + GTX560 overclocked to 950mhz and 6 hard drives on a 5 year old antec Neo 500watt,
    no problems at all.






    there dosnt seem to be much heat coming from the PSU, i personaly dont think its struggling to run my system at all. i do have a power meter in the mail currently and i will be testing the amount of power my PSU pulls from the wall to get a very rough idea of how much power my system is taking from the PSU.

    it wont be very accurate however due to many factors such as efficeny and meter accuracy.
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    I've ran a Q6600 with 4870X2 on a FSP 400w.

    So 450w pure or high efficiency PSU would do just fine on single 560Ti.

    But if you ever decided to move on stronger vga, you should certainly upgrade your PSU.

    I think buying a good PSU is like investing on system stability. You will feel more secure that your system is powered by constant power, so it won't damage any of your peripheral

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