Minimum PSU for GPU

Drewblue

Estimable
Nov 11, 2015
3
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4,510
0
I may soon purchase a GTX 950 for bit of gaming, but right now my super cheap computer currently has a 500w PSU, not sure if it is enough to handle it. Any tips?
 

apk24

Estimable
Aug 6, 2015
7
0
4,520
2
The 950's Power specs are on nVidia's website.
As long as your PSU has at least one 6pin pcie power connector, you should be fine.

from http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-950/specifications

Thermal and Power Specs:
95 C..........Maximum GPU Tempurature (in C)
90 W..........Graphics Card Power (W)
350 W........Recommended System Power (W)**
1x 6-pins....Supplementary Power Connectors

** Recommendation is made based on PC configured with an Intel Core i7 3.2 GHz processor. Pre-built system may require less power depending on system configuration.
 

Drewblue

Estimable
Nov 11, 2015
3
0
4,510
0

EVGA 500 W1 80+, 500W Continuous Power, 3 Year Warranty Power Supply 100-W1-0500-KR is my current PSU. Bought from amazon here http://amzn.com/B00H33SFJU
 

Drewblue

Estimable
Nov 11, 2015
3
0
4,510
0

Thanks, I had to cut corners for the cost a bit, its been working fine for around 8 months now :p Time to lock this thread
 

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