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430 watt work with a 460 gtx 768?

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February 20, 2011 5:21:49 PM

hey guys i was thinking of buying a 460 for my new monitor and was wondering if my http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... will work with it.
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February 20, 2011 5:35:44 PM

Thermaltake 430w? No.
What is the rest of your specification and what of a budget?
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February 20, 2011 5:42:44 PM

I would lean toward a no... considering the output on the 12 volt rails.

+3.3V@20A, +5V@24A, +12V1@14A, +12V2@15A, -12V@0.3A, +5VSB@2A

But for me to be exact, I need to know all about your PC. If it was a store bought OEM like Dell or HP, tell me the make and model and any other upgrades you have done.

If you build it yourself, please list all the components.

CPU? Board? RAM? How many hard drives and optical drives?

Please be specific.
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February 20, 2011 6:29:31 PM

A reference clocked GeForce GTX 460 will draw a maximum of 13.3 Amps from the +12 Volt rail(s) under full GPU load.

I wouldn't recommend it with that power supply unit.

The PSU you have is manufactured by HEC/Compucase. It is a version of the 300W HEC unit re-marked by Thermaltake as having 430W wattage. Xbit labratories reported that at a load of about 380W, the PSU’s switching transistor overheated and burned down in the power supply.
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February 20, 2011 7:12:45 PM

NO NO NO that unit will most likely not even power up connected to a 460.
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