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gtx 780 question power consumption

i looked it up on the website and from what i can tell the GTX 780 actually uses LESS power than an HD 6850?

im looking to upgrade from hd 6850 to gtx 780 and i want to make sure my psu can handle it.
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    Yes it does have a tiny bit less power consumption becouse it has better architecture!
  2. Also what is your CPU? so it doesn't have a bottleneck?
  3. LagerLV said:
    Also what is your CPU? so it doesn't have a bottleneck?


    i have an amd fx x8 8120


    i know it will bottle neck, but im not worried about it because im looking to upgrade cpu down the road as well., infact i was looking to buy a whole new system, (on newegg a gtx 780 2 way sli one i put together came up to around 1800$ without the harddrive and os because i was planning on transfering my hd over to the new one) but i dont have the money right now, so im just getting one of the graphics cards right now
  4. Sure then!
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