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Asus 660 ti OC with 500W PSU

My Asus 660 ti OC gpu just arrived this afternoon and I'm expecting a Corsair CXM 500W psu tomorrow. However, while reading the requirements, it said it required a minimum requirement of 550W and I'm unsure what to do at this point. Please help :(
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  1. 500W should be fine. I would put the requirement at 450W actually. Also as stated here: http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-660ti/specifications.
  2. It should be fine. I have an ASUS 660ti and only use a 450w psu. I've never had any problems, so assuming the psu you have isn't defective, I think you'll be okay.
  3. ksham said:
    500W should be fine. I would put the requirement at 450W actually. Also as stated here: http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-660ti/specifications.


    Is this identical to this one: http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/GTX660_TIDC2O2GD5/#overview,

    they have different dimensions and this one seems to be OC.

    [EDIT]: Also, I'm kind of in a rush as my psu is currently being dispatched now, and am unsure how long I have left to cancel the order.
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    Yes; you are fine with that PSU. Also, wattage is not the most important thing, but rather the combined amps on the +12V rail. The PSU is required to have two 6-pin (or 6+2-pin) PCIe supplementary power connectors and a combined current rating of at least 12.5A on the +12V rail. The PSU that you bought is a Corsair CXM 500W. It comes with two 6-pin PCIe power connectors and a single +12V rail of 38A. So it is more than sufficient to power your GPU with room for overclocking. And it's a good quality PSU.
  5. ksham said:
    Yes; you are fine with that PSU. Also, wattage is not the most important thing, but rather the combined amps on the +12V rail. The PSU is required to have two 6-pin (or 6+2-pin) PCIe supplementary power connectors and a combined current rating of at least 12.5A on the +12V rail. The PSU that you bought is a Corsair CXM 500W. It comes with two 6-pin PCIe power connectors and a single +12V rail of 38A. So it is more than sufficient to power your GPU with room for overclocking. And it's a good quality PSU.


    Much appreciated :). You've saved me 3 extra days for another shipment!
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