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4890 and PSU issues

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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
January 19, 2010 12:46:04 PM

i recently bought an XFX HD4890 and soon after installing it, i realised that my PSU was not big enough.

i have an option of 3 psu's.

Gigabyte Odin- 585watt
Vantec ion2-520watt
Huntkey APFC 700- 700watt

they all the same price and could anyone please recommend which is best

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a c 147 U Graphics card
January 19, 2010 1:08:23 PM

I believe any of those PSUs will probably be fine. I am not sure about the HuntKey brand, I don't think they carry it much here in the US. However, according to the site specs it is by far the better "on paper" PSU.
a b U Graphics card
January 19, 2010 1:10:13 PM

All of those PSU's will run 4890 absolutely fine with no problems whatsoever.
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January 19, 2010 1:18:32 PM

cool cool thanx.. i am also unsure about the Huntey brand so i'll probly go ahead and buy the Gigabyte Odin
a c 147 U Graphics card
January 19, 2010 2:03:13 PM

^ Make sure you have a Molex to 6pin PCI-E adapter. I believe the Odin only have 1 6pin.
January 19, 2010 2:48:08 PM

yess, it only has 1 6-pin cable but its cool because i got two already