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I recently bought a new GeForce GTX 780 FTW Graphics Card and I am worrying about my wattage.

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December 4, 2013 9:54:45 AM

I have a Bronze 750 watt PSU.

Here is the GPU

And lastly, the CPU is Intel Core i5-2500 Quad-Core Processor 3.3 GHz

I'm assuming that these hardware 2 hardware parts use up the most wattage and If I am mistaken, please ask me to post more components.
a c 203 U Graphics card
December 4, 2013 10:03:56 AM

the 750 unit is fine. as long as the parts in the power supply are of good quality and good 750 will run one high end gpu.

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a b U Graphics card
December 4, 2013 10:06:57 AM

Well, as far as wattage is concerned you are fine. However, as far as quality of PSU, you are not. The quality tiered list I generally go by has that PSU listed as the worst quality. You have a nice setup, I would replace that PSU ASAP! Right now isn't a great time for deals, but for 80 dollars you can get one that I would trust with that system: Ideally you could find a better price when better sales are going on, but honestly, you need to replace that PSU now.

I literally just finished working on a friends Pc that had a crap Psu installed. It made a zzzt, pop noise and fried the Psu. Luckily her other parts are fine(with the possible exception of the video card) and I got it booted up with a spare 300w Psu i had laying around running off on-board video from the motherboard. When bad psu's go, they can take your system with it. Burning out the motherboard, cpu, ram and video card.
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December 4, 2013 10:24:17 AM

I had no idea my PSU was that bad. Damn. Well thank you, my next purchase will be a new one of those. As for my question about the 780 GTX, thank you very much. :D