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will my PSU handle this?

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October 5, 2013 6:02:38 PM

I have a fx-8350, xfx 1gb 7750 and a 500w psu
i want to upgrade my gpu to 7870.
will my psu handle the gpu?

PSU specification : http://www.amacrox.com/product.php?LID=1&PSN=34#

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October 5, 2013 6:16:54 PM

I dont see the +12v amps on rails, so I can not calculate the power.
It probably handle it since the HD7870 has a MAX TDP of 175W, but adding total consumption you will be a little tigh, so I recommend a good branded certified 600W PSU (Corsair,Antec,XFX,most of them using SEASONIC topologies)
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October 18, 2013 4:15:06 AM

juanjostorreshernndez said:
I dont see the +12v amps on rails, so I can not calculate the power.
It probably handle it since the HD7870 has a MAX TDP of 175W, but adding total consumption you will be a little tigh, so I recommend a good branded certified 600W PSU (Corsair,Antec,XFX,most of them using SEASONIC topologies)


i've decided to upgrade my GPU to 7970

which PSU is better?
http://www.corsair.com/builder-series-cx600.html
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or maybe you can suggest me a good PSU for around $100-$150
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