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can this PSU handle a gtx 780?

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November 6, 2013 7:54:47 AM

hello,
i've been reading up on the 780's psu requirments and when it comes to amps i have no idea what im doing. basicly what i wanna know is: does my psu have 20 amps or 80 amps on the 12 volt rail?


i also read that this is a crappy psu, so idk if i should get a new one
im currently running a 660ti but im planning to upgrade to a 780. can this thing handle the 780?

any help is greatly appreciated, thanks

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November 6, 2013 7:58:53 AM

musicvibe said:
hello,
i've been reading up on the 780's psu requirments and when it comes to amps i have no idea what im doing. basicly what i wanna know is: does my psu have 20 amps or 80 amps on the 12 volt rail?


i also read that this is a crappy psu, so idk if i should get a new one
im currently running a 660ti but im planning to upgrade to a 780. can this thing handle the 780?

any help is greatly appreciated, thanks


That does not look real to me! It's a fake outline probably.

However you should get a new psu as soon as possible:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($62.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $62.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-06 10:58 EST-0500)
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November 6, 2013 8:08:32 AM
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It gives the total wattage for the +12V rails, so you divide that by 12 to get how many amps it should be able to offer total. In this case, it's about 54 amps. However, some brands are dishonest about the amount of power available, and/or show what it can handle as "peak" power (and might not be able to take that much as a sustained load)
November 6, 2013 8:09:30 AM

kristianAA said:
IAMEXTREME said:
musicvibe said:
hello,
i've been reading up on the 780's psu requirments and when it comes to amps i have no idea what im doing. basicly what i wanna know is: does my psu have 20 amps or 80 amps on the 12 volt rail?


i also read that this is a crappy psu, so idk if i should get a new one
im currently running a 660ti but im planning to upgrade to a 780. can this thing handle the 780?

any help is greatly appreciated, thanks


That does not look real to me! It's a fake outline probably.

However you should get a new psu as soon as possible:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($62.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $62.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-06 10:58 EST-0500)

corsair cx is garbage and yes it can run this card no need to change psu



Are you crazy or what???

Corsair/Seasonic/XFX are the best brands out there!!

Combat Power?? That's garbage!
November 6, 2013 8:12:17 AM

MauveCloud said:
It gives the total wattage for the +12V rails, so you divide that by 12 to get how many amps it should be able to offer total. In this case, it's about 54 amps. However, some brands are dishonest about the amount of power available, and/or show what it can handle as "peak" power (and might not be able to take that much as a sustained load)


kristianAA said:
It provides 20 amps by single rail. 780 uses 2 connectors so 40 total amps is enough for it. It is cheap noname make on paper it should run it but yes personally id changed psu too.


Only a fool will believe on these ratings! For heaven sake! That's not even 80+!
November 6, 2013 8:21:40 AM

so is there any chance that this cheap psu can damage my gpu and other parts?
November 6, 2013 8:22:57 AM

musicvibe said:
so is there any chance that this cheap psu can damage my gpu and other parts?


There are quite a lot chances when the GTX 780 is going under load.
November 6, 2013 8:34:02 AM

alright i know enough, thanks everyone for your answers.
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