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January 29, 2011 9:30:35 AM

Hello Guys,I'm new here and if you could so kindly give me your opinion about my problem.
I'm planning to upgrade my display card but few of my friends said that my power supply will be not enough to carry my system as it is now. My spec pc is...
01. Dual core E5400 2.7ghz
02 .DDr3 corsair 2Gb x 2 1600
03. DDr3 Kingston 2GB x 2 1600
04. Hdd 80Gb x2 for Raid 0
05. Hdd 500Gb Seagate x2
06. Hdd Hitachi 500Gb 1 unit
07. Hdd Samsung 500Gb 1 Unit
08. Cooler master HAF932
09. Geforce GS7300 Dedicated 256mb + Shared 2031mb
10. 1 unit usb memory card reader
11. USB External DVD writer Panasonic
12. Hdd Samsung120gb IDE +Hdd Samsung 500Gb IDE
13. Motherboard ASUS P5P43TD PRO
14. Coller Master SILENT PROM600

I'm planning to upgrade to new Geforce GTX 460.....But is it true that when i upgrade my new display card i will having power issue?..this worries me and i hope u guys can give me your opinion as i have no knowledge what so ever in calculating how many power i have to use....Thanks

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a c 275 ) Power supply
January 29, 2011 11:39:35 AM

The CM Silent Pro is a good unit and the 600w is nominal.
It is capable of 678w on load so i don't see a problem.
The GTX 460's power consumption is under 270w on full load.
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February 6, 2011 2:21:03 AM

Thanks Davcon .and sorry for the late reply as i was out station and just got back.
And really appreciate on your suggestion and i will chgd the GPU A.S.A.P.
Thanks again.
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a c 275 ) Power supply
February 6, 2011 3:06:14 AM

Dunhill79 said:
Thanks Davcon .and sorry for the late reply as i was out station and just got back.
And really appreciate on your suggestion and i will chgd the GPU A.S.A.P.
Thanks again.

No problem! oh and btw Welcome to Tom's :) 
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February 6, 2011 6:25:22 AM

But the bad news is ...i still got 5 pieces 2TB that haven't use yet as i don't have any space SATA port for my MB...Planning in future maybe to put pci Sata slot ....T.T
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