Solved Will my PSU support a second video card?? Tags: Asus Power Supplies Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: December 18, 2013 8:17 AM in Graphics & Displays Share jacksondes December 18, 2013 8:01:59 AM My current power supply is the Corsair TX650 v2 (http://www.corsair.com/enthusiast-series-tx650-v2-80-plus-bronze-certified-650-watt-high-performance-power-supply.html) My current video card is the Asus R9 290 (http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/R92904GD5/) Does my current power supply have enough connections that I can a second video card the Asus R9 270x? (http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/R9270XDC2T2GD5/) Is there any possibly way I can add this second video card using adapters or something or do I have to upgrade my power supply to one with more PCI connectors? Thanks in advance for your help. More about : psu support video card Best solution mjmacka a b U Graphics card December 18, 2013 8:11:09 AM The R9 290 consumes the following power: Idle power consumption: 87W Load power consumption: 381W I think you need a better power supply to be safe. As for the connector: It has only 2X75 Watt 6-pin PCI Express power connector but you can get adapters for more. Share huilun02 a b Ĉ ASUS a b ) Power supply a c 103 U Graphics card December 18, 2013 8:14:06 AM No. Get something like an 850W or better. m 0 l Related resources Will my PSU support a second video card?? - Forum Looking for a second opinion on my PSU after upgrading video card. - Forum Will current PSU support 2nd video card? - Forum Looking for the best video card my PSU can support. - Forum Will my PSU support this video card? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer CoolmanT December 18, 2013 8:16:03 AM 650watt is not enough for dual video cards. You should buy at least, I would say, 750watt, 850watt is recommended. You'll need to buy a psu with 3x6pin and 1x8pin PCI-E connectors. R9 290=6+8pin R9 270x DC2T=6+6pin m 0 l siddharthmukul007 a b Ĉ ASUS a b ) Power supply a b U Graphics card December 18, 2013 8:16:29 AM you will need to upgrade your psu also i don't understand why you are adding 2 different cards. m 0 l SethS December 18, 2013 8:17:02 AM When a gpu says that it needs (W++) that is for the whole system. With the "titan killer" it is pretty demandive, get a 800+ psu m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWould Like to Know if My PSU Will Support The Follow Video Cards Forum Would my motherboard support this psu and video card? Forum Video Card Upgrade and PSU Support Forum Will my PSU support this video card Forum SolvedRunning a second video card at x4 worth it? Forum SolvedLow-End second video card? Forum SolvedCan't get the second Sapphire Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card video card to display on the third monitor! Forum SolvedDoes this video card support my motherboard? Forum SolvedWill This Video Card Support The Following? Forum SolvedCan This Motherboard Support This Video card Forum SolvedComputer problem, won't boot fans turn off and on every second when PSU is on. VIDEO INCLUDED Forum Solvedwould this aerocool psu support a high end graphics card? Forum SolvedWill my PSU support the new graphics card? Forum SolvedHP 240w PSU Help.Best Graphic Card SUpport Forum SolvedUpgrading video card need second opinion plz Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !