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August 2, 2014 8:16:02 AM

Hi im new here and i have a question. Will my Be quiet 530w psu handle the Evga gtx760 Sc version without any problems ? i know that with stock clocks nvidia recomments 500w psu but im worried about the SC version ..

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August 2, 2014 8:24:00 AM

I know nothing about be quiet psu's so let me put it this way i know a 500 watt seasonic psu with at least an 80plus bronze rating will run it no problem but i cant be sure abt a be quiet i doubt there very good quality.
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August 2, 2014 8:28:07 AM

the psu i have it has a 80plus bronze rating so i will have no problems ?
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August 2, 2014 8:28:46 AM

Be Quiet makes great PSU's.

Just ensure that it has sufficient 6/8-pin PCIe graphics connectors and you should be just fine. You probably need 2x6-pin which it likely has.

The Pure Power L8 model has:
2x6-pin, and
2x6/8-pin

So not even close to having issues. Even if you had an overclocked AMD CPU you'd be fine. My dad's total i5-4670K system uses 100Watts under full load without graphics card, and the GTX760 itself probably uses about 200Watts maximum.

So you might use no more than 300Watts total. Even if more you've got plenty in a 530Watts PSU.
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August 2, 2014 8:57:04 AM

photonboy said:
Be Quiet makes great PSU's.

Just ensure that it has sufficient 6/8-pin PCIe graphics connectors and you should be just fine. You probably need 2x6-pin which it likely has.

The Pure Power L8 model has:
2x6-pin, and
2x6/8-pin

So not even close to having issues. Even if you had an overclocked AMD CPU you'd be fine. My dad's total i5-4670K system uses 100Watts under full load without graphics card, and the GTX760 itself probably uses about 200Watts maximum.

So you might use no more than 300Watts total. Even if more you've got plenty in a 530Watts PSU.


ye and my cpu is a i5 4670(non k) so it seems from what your saying my psu is more than enough..Thanks for the fast replies :) 
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