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PSU to match new Video Card

I'm upgrading my graphics card from a gt 520 to a gtx 460. I was hoping for a power supply recommendation that will work with the new card.

The exact card: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1781467&sku=M452-0469

My System: http://bizsupport1.austin.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03028604&lang=en&cc=us&taskId=101&contentType=SupportFAQ&prodSeriesId=5146418&prodTypeId=12454

Budget: Around 50 bucks if possible.
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  1. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171060 this will work well

    edit:if you can get the rebate ^^ that will be better
  2. nna2 said:

    I would not get this power supply, the CX500W is cheaper and performs much better.

    Cooler Master PSU are infamous for their failures!
  3. The CX doesn't have two 6 pin though, which I need right?
  4. amuffin said:
    I would not get this power supply, the CX500W is cheaper and performs much better.

    Cooler Master PSU are infamous for their failures!


    really? they seem like a trustworthy company, but i'd take your word for it :P

    and yeah i changed my post afterwards


    and even if it dosent have 2 6 pin connectors, you can use a Molex adapter which will work fine
  5. Still looking for a good options here.

    Must be 550W
    Must have 2 6 pin connectors
    Reliable

    Thanks
  6. Best answer
    A system with a single GTX 460 requires a 450W PSU with a minimum of 24A on the 12V rail and two 75W 6-pin PCIe power connectors.

    The CX500 has 34A on the 12V rail and two 6+2pin PCIe power connectors; it is more than sufficient for your system.

    The CX430 has 28A on the 12V rail and one 6+2pin PCIe power connector; it is electrically sufficient for your build. The 6+2pin PCIe power connector on the CX430W is capable of providing 150W; an 8-pin splitter like this will provide sufficient power and connectors for the GTX460: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812706022

    For a few dollars more, I would highly recommend either:
    1. Seasonic M12II-520: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151093
    2. Antec Neo-Eco 520: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371030
    Both are made by Seasonic and are based on the exact same platform. The M12II is modular and has a 5 yr warranty; I have one running my rig with an HD6950 in it and it is rock solid and quiet.
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