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do i need a new psu for my new gpu or will my current psu work

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kaitlin4599

Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2013
ok so i decided to buy a new in box saphire RX 470 heres the link

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16...

how many watts do i need for the psu and how many amps on the 12 volt rails heres my specs

XEON W3565
475 WATT PSU 38 AMPS ON THE 12 VOLT RAILS 1 6 PIN PCIE POWER PLUG BUT I ALSO HAVE A 6PIN TO 8 PIN
6X 4GB DDR3 RAM THANKS

below is a link to my power supply. if i need to upgrade the psu please tell me how many watts i need as well as how many amps on the 12 volt rails thanks

http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01709672#N10081
 

caddi daddi

Godzilla to ant hills
Joined
Jan 10, 2012
you're good to go it's a 130 watt cpu and about the same for the gpu so 250-300 watts should be the worst case draw.
 

Nebulous

Señor Senior, Senior
Joined
Oct 11, 2002
Location
The Empire State
Not sure what brand of power supply you have tho, so it can be underrated. A quality branded power supply like EVGA or Seasonic in a 500w flavor will do you right.
 

trents

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 27, 2008
The PSU should be adequate as long as it isn't failing or something.