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Need PSU help
Jun 10, 2014, 10:27 PM
Hi i recently just built a new pc and now every time i try and play a game it would either freeze or the operating system would start to close it self (task bar disappear etc).
So far i suspect it is my psu not able to provide enough power when under load.
I use a zalman gv 600W psu.
My system uses a sapphire r9 290 trix and intel i7 4790.
I would like to know what wattage psu i should switch to.
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 10, 2014, 10:36 PM
The manufacturer recommends "750 Watt Power Supply is required.
2x150 Watt 8-pin PCI Express power connector is required" for that graphics card.
Your 600watt power supply is 150 watts below the recommended wattage.
Jun 10, 2014, 10:39 PM
alright thanks ill see if i can grab a 750W psu and hope fully that would end my game freeze
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Jun 10, 2014, 10:40 PM
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Jun 10, 2014, 10:50 PM
The Sapphire website specifies the same 750 watt requirement.
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