I need know know if this GPU will work on my power supply.
GTX 460 Requirement:
* PCI Express or PCI Express 2.0-compliant motherboard with one dual-width x16 graphics slot.
* Two 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
* Minimum 550W or greater system power supply (with a minimum 12V current rating of 38A)******
* Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP class processor or higher
* 200MB of available hard disk space
* 2GB system memory (4GB recommended)
* Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP Operating system (32 or 64-bit)
* CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive.
The amps part is really really confusing me, I have dual 12 Volt rails
12V1 is 20 amps.
12V2 is 19 amps.
Will it work? Is that 38 amp requirement both of my rails combined?
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December 4, 2010 2:25:44 PM
Heres the rest of my specs;
AMD Phenom 9150e
2GB DDR2 SDRAM
320GB 7200RPM HDD
DVD writer & card reader.
Can't find any tech. info or even a CTI website.
Looks like a "try and see" situation.
Worst scenario, you'll need a replacement PSU, and will be armed with more knowledge when selecting one.
With your investment in a 460, you may want a reputable brand PSU with a single rail and plenty of amps.
December 4, 2010 5:25:36 PM
No I don't think there is any ColoursIT website and customer support is non-existant I think. Oh well, I should be okay based on my research, I'll upgrade to a good PSU in the future
LOL I thought 38A sounded pretty outrageous for a single GTX 460. Glad ct1615 stepped in to resolve that issue. I agree whole heartdly that you look into a PSU upgrade at some point. A no brand (or unheard of brand) of power supply is about the worst thing you could have in a computer. The PSU can either be the stabilizing force in your system, or a ticking time bomb.