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MSI N660 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 power consumption

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February 13, 2014 7:57:59 PM

Yes, it can but why not get a Radeon 7870? they get more FPS and are cheaper.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $169.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-13 22:57 EST-0500)
Benchmarks: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r9-270-revie...
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February 13, 2014 8:03:28 PM

dashboy1998 said:
Yes, it can but why not get a Radeon 7870? they get more FPS and are cheaper.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $169.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-13 22:57 EST-0500)
Benchmarks: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r9-270-revie...


It shows on newegg that the minimum PSU wattage is 500. Do you think that I could power it safely with a 430w?
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February 13, 2014 8:19:11 PM

It will be fine. HP sells a computer named X51 which only has 330w of power and comes with a GTX 670 (Which uses more power then the Radeon 7870) and people even put a GTX 680 in it (Even more power)
500W (or greater) power supply with one 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connector recommended
  • 600W power supply (or greater) with four 75W 6-pin PCI Express power connectors recommended for AMD CrossFireâ„¢ technology.
  • NOTE: Minimum recommended system power supply wattage is based on the specific graphics card and the typical power requirements of other system components. Your system may require more or less power. OEM and other pre-assembled PCs may have different power requirements.


  • Source: http://www.thermaltake.outervision.com/
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