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August 8, 2013 1:50:01 PM

Would a 250 power supply be able to handle the Geforce GT 630. I am currently using Geforce 8400gs that requires 350 watt power supply, but I havent run into any problems. The GT requires 50 less watts.

GT 630
Maximum GPU Temperature (in C) 98 C
Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) 65 W
Minimum System Power Requirement (W) 300 W


8400 GS
Maximum GPU Temperature (in C) 105 C
Maximum Graphics Card Power (W) 71 W
Minimum System Power Requirement(W) 350 W


My power supply is 250 W

DC OutPut +5/25A , +12v/14A / +3.3v/18A , -12v/0.8A
+5v and 3.3v SHALL NOT EXCEED 165W
+5v and +12v SHALL NOT EXCEED 218W
Max Output Power 250W

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August 8, 2013 1:57:54 PM

As long as it is not a Bestec -12E, you'll probably be ok.
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August 8, 2013 2:18:51 PM

Onus said:
As long as it is not a Bestec -12E, you'll probably be ok.


Where would I be able to see if it was?
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a c 127 ) Power supply
a b Î Nvidia
a c 199 U Graphics card
August 8, 2013 2:28:03 PM

Check the label on the PSU.
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August 8, 2013 2:31:11 PM

My power supply is LiteOn PS-5251-08 250W

Model ATX-250-12Z (RoHS) / ATX-250-12Z Rev: D2R D3
Part Number HP P/N: 410507-002, HP Spare No: 410719-001
Type ATX12V
Maximum Power 250W
Input Voltage Voltage switch for 115/230V AC input
Safty Certified by UL,TUV, & FCC
Dimensions 5.9 W x 3.4 H x 5.5 D - Inches
Connectors 1 ATX 24 Pin connector, 1 ATX12V Connector, 2 Peripheral connector, 1 Floppy connector, 2 SATA
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a c 127 ) Power supply
a b Î Nvidia
a c 199 U Graphics card
August 8, 2013 2:33:18 PM

While not great PSUs, if it were outright junk the company using it (HP?) would be plagued with warranty problems. If it could handle the 8400GS, it should manage the GT630.
(The Bestec -12E is junk, and has vicious turn-on spikes that kill motherboards. I believe eMachines used them).
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August 8, 2013 2:41:03 PM

That sounds right, I got the 8400 gs from my brother in law who used it in an E machine computer. About a month after he installed the 8400gs his computer started resetting itself and then it outright refused to boot so he gave me the card.
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