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do i need to get a new power supply for my radeon R9 290?

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May 12, 2014 8:22:44 PM

i have a gigabyte radeon r9 290 for a graphics card and an amd fx 8320 for a processor. is my evga 600b psu capable of giving enough powering my computer.

my rig
amd fx 8320
gigabyte radeon r9 290 (this will be replacing my r9 270x)
asus m5a99fx pro r2.0 motherboard
8gb of zeus 2133
1tb hdd

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May 12, 2014 8:28:03 PM

A Radeon R9-290 needs 31 amps on the 12 v rail and a 550 watt power supply and 2 PCIE power connections.

The EVGA 600B has 49 amps on the 12v rail and 2 - 6+2 PCIE power connections , so yes it can run your build with the 290.