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Gt 630 in 15A@12v rail psu

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
September 13, 2012 2:32:10 AM

Hi, i need some help to buy new gpu for my system.

intel pentium dual core 2.0ghz (E2180)
1gb ddr2 ram
intel 945g chipset motherboard (with pci express 1.1 slot)
1280x1024 maximum resolution display
400w psu with15A in 12v rail (psu came along with casing.i dont think it is a qulity psu because i couldn't find any info about in the internet. brand is "emarc")
160gb hdd

iknow this is not a gaming system. im not a hardcore gamer and only thing i want is something better than my onboard graphics to play games atleast medium settings and 25-30 fps in 1280x1024(or 1024x768 if it can increase some fps). i thought about evga gt630. it says it need minimum 300w psu with 20A in 12v rail. but i have only 15A. i checked my system power consumption in extreme power supply calculator. it says i only need minimum 214w psu (recommended 264w). since i have only basic hardwares which consumes
less power do you think gt 630 will wort on it ? (im going to buy a new psu within next 6 months. so it only needs 6 months to hang on)

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September 13, 2012 2:39:26 AM

I wouldn't risk it. It should be fine - should - although a Corsair CX 430 v2 would run it fine. That PSU is $35 after rebates.