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Confused about the 760 power requirements

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July 3, 2013 7:10:39 PM

Hey guys Ive had an A-10 5800k for a while now but Im in need of a bit more power, So I figured the new gtx 760 would be perfect, Only thing is Im confused about the power requirements. It says minimum 500watt psu which is what I have but when I used a power consumption calculator with the gtx 760 selected it said 350watts. So should I be okay with the 500watt?

Specs:
AMD A10 5800k
Msi FM2-A75IA-E53 MOBO
8gbs Corsair vengence LP at 1866mhz
SILVERSTONE Strider Plus ST50F-P 500W
2x 500gb seagate momentus Xt
Along with 6 case fans including the cpu cooler.

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July 3, 2013 7:23:14 PM

Yes. You should be fine for with 500W for the GTX 760. The 500W is the safe amount designated by Nvidia and its board partners.
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