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Wonder if this will power my evga gtx 280

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June 20, 2008 8:12:41 PM

I intend to do lots of folding@home with my new gtx 280 it will be running 24/7

http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/proddetail.asp?logon=&langid=EN&sku_id=0665000FS10092672&catid=

Problem is im not sure it meets the 40a 12v spec because i can't find and specs but one would guess it would.

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June 20, 2008 8:15:38 PM

It would be cutting it close. I would just put that $70 it costs towards a better power supply.
June 20, 2008 8:25:42 PM

You have to remember it will be just powering my video card so the full 400 watts in avail, the recommend a 550 watt ps for your whole system.

Problem is nobody but futureshop in my city carries ps and a rocketfish 700 does not look like it can cut it, it has 4 rails at 18A.

It does not exceed 245 watts at max load for the video card alone .
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June 20, 2008 9:15:45 PM

This is the new version they carry has 2 8 pin connectors 4 6 pin connectors.
June 20, 2008 9:41:29 PM

Get a real PSU. PCP&C 610W.
June 20, 2008 9:42:05 PM

8pin power supply, in the words of nelson muntz ha ha
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