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Thinking of getting the gtx 260, will it fit along with psu?

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by abyssnight, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. abyssnight New Member

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    My specs:
    250GB Sata II 3Gb 7200 RPM 8mb HDD
    2 Gb Ram
    Xion Window 350 Watt Case
    Asetek Liquid CPU Cooling System
    AMD X2 5000+ ADO 65W CPU
    Gigabyte 557SLI-S4 AM2 NForce 570 Mobo
    NZXT PF-500 2.0 PSU
    Windows Vista Basic 64x
    2 EVGA GeForce 8600 GT 256MB (I can run them in SLI with no problems)

    I want to get the EVGA Geforce Gtx 260 and replace the both 8600's,
    also i want to get the OCZ EliteXStream OCZ800EXS 800W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Retail all from egg.
    I dont know will it even fit inside? along with running
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    See my sys specs, my Corsair HX520 does a great job...no issues at all. I don't know much about that PSU, maybe post specs? I have 3x12v 18A rails on my Corsair...but I've read of guys that were fine with 450W psu's and a GTX260 so you could be just fine! Also depends on how much you overclock...as that can change this picture a bit.

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    no over clocking, im not going too, specs are
    AC INPUT 115V ~ 10A 60Hz 230V ~ 5A 50Hz (+3.3V & + 5V Total 250W)
    DC OUTPUT +3.3V +5V +12V1 +12V2 -12V +5VSB
    MAX A. 34A 40A 16A 17A 0.8A 2.5A

    NZXT PF-500 500 Watt Power Supply

    Specification:
    Type: ATX
    Maximum Power: 500W
    PFC: No
    Power Good Signal: Not specified
    Hold-up Time: Not specified
    Efficiency: 70% Min. at full load
    Over Voltage Protection: On all outputs
    Overload Protection: On all outputs
    Input Voltage: 115/230
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    You may be alright...but that is not quite the amperage you'd want to have for a spec requirement for any modern card from upper mid-range and beyond. I've read users were okay with less than 500W PSU's though...I'd recommend a Corsair HX520W if you want modular or TX550W if you want price/performance, I think you would be okay tho!

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    To be on the safe side I'd recommend getting a better PSU with your new GTX 260.
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    im thinking of getting the OCZ EliteXStream OCZ800EXS 800W with it, with all the rebates its comes to $360 for the evga gtx 260 with the power supply, im getting 800W because im also going to upgrade my processor in the near future

    also i dont know if the card will fit into my mid-tower xion II case, im going to my friends to see the card, he just got it, and im impressed with the benchmarks on games, so we will see

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