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will powercolor r9 290 pcs+ run on a 750w psu

So i wanna buy r9 290 pcs+(non reference cooler) but i dont know how much psu does it need. Powercolor says it need 750w minimum psu. But after many thread i read, a stock r9 290(reference cooler) just need 550w psu? Anyone have the same graphic card? And how many watt do i need? My chosen psu is corsair csm series 750w. Sorry for bad english.
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  1. 550W is plenty, however the CS (including CSM) series aren't particularly great. They have cheap capacitors, and may die early.

    I'd get a good Seasonic, Antec, or XFX, or anything else in the second link in my sig.
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    Van32381 said:
    So i wanna buy r9 290 pcs+(non reference cooler) but i dont know how much psu does it need. Powercolor says it need 750w minimum psu. But after many thread i read, a stock r9 290(reference cooler) just need 550w psu? Anyone have the same graphic card? And how many watt do i need? My chosen psu is corsair csm series 750w. Sorry for bad english.


    you might even be able to run 2 on a 750W psu...

    the trick is the AMPS that are put out on the 12v line...a good 500W psu should be able to run one no problems... a cheap one however... and since AMD doesn't know what you have, they error on the side of caution. In theory even a cheap 750W psu should have enough amps on the 12v line...
  3. Okay, thanks for the answers. Well, i might stay on cs750m because it was great and cheap(for me).
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