Solved Best PSU for a single ASUS GTX 280 Tags: Power Supplies Asus Gtx Components Last response: March 19, 2011 3:07 AM in Components Share user_account_ March 18, 2011 1:19:32 PM Best PSU for a single ASUS GTX 280 Hi peoples I am currently in need of a PSU upgrade I need it for a single GTX 280 My specs are as follow AMD X2 240 (BE 955 X4 in box as awaiting for psu) N68-s (new motherboard on way most likely ASUS M4A78LT-M) 4GB DDR2 RAM KVR Not looking to Xfire or SLI my budget is £100.00 and would a 850 overkill and what does that really mean ie blowing my pc up many thanks More about : psu single asus gtx 280 Best solution mosox a b ) Power supply a b Ĉ ASUS March 18, 2011 3:25:55 PM A bit overkill for your needs but there's no problem with that. Seasonic Bronze S12II-620 620W http://www.scan.co.uk/products/620w-seasonic-s12ii-620-... Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-650TXV2UK 650W http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-corsair-enthusiast-... You can't use your DDR2 on that new mobo, you need some DDR3 RAM. user_account_ March 18, 2011 3:42:31 PM mosox said:A bit overkill for your needs but there's no problem with that. Seasonic Bronze S12II-620 620W http://www.scan.co.uk/products/620w-seasonic-s12ii-620-... Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-650TXV2UK 650W http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-corsair-enthusiast-... You can't use your DDR2 on that new mobo, you need some DDR3 RAM. Thanks for the reply I knew about the ram and one last thing over does that mean I wont get full power or will it damage my system thanks again for your help Related resources Which PSU is best with GTX 280 ? - Forum Tri sli 280 gtx psu help - Forum PSU that can handle two gtx 280 's - Forum Gamer - HD4870X2 sapphire or asus OR GTX280 ? - Forum Upgrade dying GTX280 to run 2 monitors + TV - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mosox a b ) Power supply a b Ĉ ASUS March 18, 2011 3:50:58 PM No, you can get any PSU you want, it's only about the cost. ct1615 a c 164 ) Power supply March 18, 2011 3:54:08 PM it means you won't even use 400w of total system power during gaming Test System Specs: Hardware - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3.00GHz (LGA775) - x2 Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-8500 Module(s) - ASUS P5Q Deluxe (Intel P45) a quality 500w+ PSU with 37a+ on its 12v will be more then enough power for you. look for brands like antec, ocz, corsair, seasonic, enermax, silverstone http://www.scan.co.uk/products/520w-antec-high-current-... user_account_ March 18, 2011 10:29:07 PM Best answer selected by user_account_. simonyee04 March 19, 2011 3:07:42 AM Hi, please goto asus.com support power calculator check you power consumption first. And FYI Seasonic is a pick of crap. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum280gtx SLI/ Single Won't Boot. ForumGTX 680 sli not outperforming single 680 ForumEVGA GTX 650 ti on 280 W PSU ForumMy xFx Gtx 280 keeps shutting down Forum280 gtx on 500w ocz modular psu ForumM2n-sli gtx 280 enermax 620w locking up ForumGeforce 280 GTX Serious Glitching Issues ForumCpu bottlenecks on gtx 280 in tri sli ForumHD4870X2 or GTX280 ?? ForumGTX280 /260 power requirements ForumHelp me pick my next video card purchase. 4870x2 or 280GTX ForumTriple GTX 280 vs Dual 4870X2-Please Help! ForumPSU Help ForumPSU making clicking noises ForumAsus Xonar DG Problem More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !