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Windows 7: GeForce GTX 285 Power Supply


28 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
GeForce GTX 285 Power Supply

I'm upgrading my stock video card that came with my comp to the GeForce GTX 285 Video Card, I was wondering if I should power it with its own individual power supply? Maybe a 400-450 dedicated watt?

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28 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

As you don't have your current power supply rating listed, I would suggest about a 450W/500W supply, min.
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28 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

You do not need to supply it with it's very own PSU. That's beyond overkill. Just get a decent one that will support it as well as the rest of your system. With the 285 I would recommend 500W or higher. The 450 might be pushing it a little.
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