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gtx 460 1gb with 400 PSU ?

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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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^ Agree. Cancel the order for the 450, its one of the weakest performing gaming GPU out there.
 
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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.
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