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    Default Will the power supply I have work with this video card?

    I have a Dual 525 Watt Power supply and here are the specs that I got by reading the sticker on the inside of the case:

    Power Supply Specs for Computer:

    Dual 525 Watt

    115/230 V AC 8A/4A -12V +5V5B

    +3.3V +12V 0.8A 2A
    DC
    Output 14A/18A 14A 9.6W Max

    120 Watt Max 120 Watt Max


    525 W

    Here is my computer specs according to Belerac advisor:

    Operating System System Model
    Windows 7 Ultimate (build 7600)
    Install Language: English (United States)
    System Locale: English (United States) No details available
    Processor a Main Circuit Board b
    2.67 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad Q9400
    64 kilobyte primary memory cache
    3072 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    64-bit ready
    Multi-core (4 total)
    Not hyper-threaded Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5N-D 1.XX
    Bus Clock: 333 megahertz
    BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD ASUS P5N-D ACPI BIOS Revision 0801 08/01/2008
    Drives Memory Modules c,d
    3500.66 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    2605.17 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    HL-DT-ST BD-RE WH14NS40 SCSI CdRom Device [CD-ROM drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    WD My Book 1140 USB Device [Hard drive] (3000.52 GB) -- drive 2, s/n WCAWZ2654045
    WDC WD1600AAJB-00J3A0 ATA Device [Hard drive] (160.04 GB) -- drive 0, s/n WD-WCAV39782132, SMART Status: Healthy
    WDC WD50 00AAKS-00D2B SCSI Disk Device (500.10 GB) -- drive 1, s/n WD-WMASY4727941, SMART Status: Healthy 3072 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

    Slot 'DIMM_A1' has 2048 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_A2' has 2048 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_B1' has 2048 MB
    Slot 'DIMM_B2' has 2048 MB
    Local Drive Volumes


    c: (NTFS on drive 1) 500.11 GB 437.55 GB free
    e: (NTFS on drive 2) 3000.56 GB 2167.63 GB free
    Network Drives
    None detected



    HP Deskjet 1000 J110 series on USB001
    Microsoft Shared Fax Driver on SHRFAX:
    Microsoft XPS Document Writer on XPSPort:
    Controllers Display
    Standard floppy disk controller
    ATA Channel 0 [Controller]
    ATA Channel 1 [Controller]
    Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT [Display adapter] (2x)
    ASUS ML228 [Monitor] (21.7"vis, s/n BALMTF205631, October 2011)
    Bus Adapters Multimedia
    NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller (2x)
    Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
    Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller High Definition Audio Device
    NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM)
    Virus Protection [Back to Top] new Group Policies
    No details available None discovered
    Communications Other Devices


    And here is a link to the video card I am thinking of buying:(It is a EVGA NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB GDDR5)

    EVGA NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2GB GDDR5 2DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI E Video Card W | eBay


    So...... WILL THIS CARD WORK WITH MY COMPUTER AS IT IS?? I figure it has to be a BIG step up from having two (1 gig each) NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT cards run in SLI!
    Last edited by webe3; 08-04-2013 at 09:23 AM.
    Here are my specs:
    System Specs: ATX generic case with Antec 550 watt power supply. ASUS A7N8X Deluxe Motherboard. Western Digital 7,200 RPM 40 gig IDE Hard Drive.(NTFS- file system) AMD Athlon XP 2600 processor.(standard fan and heatsink-Thoroughbred Core-standard speed-NO OVERCLOCK) 1 gig of Samsung DDRAM(PC 2700- 333 mhz....2-512mb sticks running in dual channel mode).Ati Radeon 8x 9600 XT (8x is enabled on motherboard). Soundblaster Audigy 2 sound card. Motorola sb 5100 cable modem (Insight Communications-Cable Connection) BenQ 16x DVD- RECORDER.(records -R/-RW or +R/+RW and CD-R formats) LG 52x32x52 CD Burner. Zip 100 internal drive and a generic 3.5 floppy drive. Windows XP Professional Operating System. I also have a HP Deskjet 3520 inkjet printer and a KDS X Flat 17 inch CRT monitor.

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    Default Re: Will the power supply I have work with this video card?

    that card consumes 150w at stock clocks so id say it will use roughly the same as your old sli'd cards if not less
    Gigabyte z77x UP4-TH F11c Modded Bios
    Intel i7 3770k 24/7@4.8ghz 1.38v Turbo llc +0.165v dvid multithreading enabled
    Samsung Green(MV-3V4G3D/US) 8GB @2133mhz 9-10-10-21-1t 1.55v
    Thermalright Silver Arrow Cpu Cooler
    1xSamsung 840 pro 256 Gb SSD windows 8.1 pro 64bit
    1xSamsung f4 HD204UI 2tb hard drive Storage
    Powercolor 7970 3gb V3 @1150mhz core/1700mhz mem,1.150v Accelero aftermarket air cooler 55c max
    Razer Lycosa Keyboard
    Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers
    Lite-On iHAS124-19 24x Sata DVDRW
    K-World Hybrid DVB-T 210SE Digital T.V Card
    L.G E2260V L.E.D 1920x1080 Monitor
    Xfx Pro 750w silver rated Psu 80+
    Fractal Arc Midi Case

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    Default Re: Will the power supply I have work with this video card?

    OK Thanks!

    That is what I needed to know.
    Here are my specs:
    System Specs: ATX generic case with Antec 550 watt power supply. ASUS A7N8X Deluxe Motherboard. Western Digital 7,200 RPM 40 gig IDE Hard Drive.(NTFS- file system) AMD Athlon XP 2600 processor.(standard fan and heatsink-Thoroughbred Core-standard speed-NO OVERCLOCK) 1 gig of Samsung DDRAM(PC 2700- 333 mhz....2-512mb sticks running in dual channel mode).Ati Radeon 8x 9600 XT (8x is enabled on motherboard). Soundblaster Audigy 2 sound card. Motorola sb 5100 cable modem (Insight Communications-Cable Connection) BenQ 16x DVD- RECORDER.(records -R/-RW or +R/+RW and CD-R formats) LG 52x32x52 CD Burner. Zip 100 internal drive and a generic 3.5 floppy drive. Windows XP Professional Operating System. I also have a HP Deskjet 3520 inkjet printer and a KDS X Flat 17 inch CRT monitor.

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