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Old 06-26-2011, 12:04 AM   #1
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Default can a 550w video over power 600w pcu

i have a 600w pcu and i want to put a 550w minimum graphic card in i have 8g dd3 ram,
amd phenom 6 core 3.3ghz and a 1T hard drive and a simple $24 DVD burner and reader.
is was wondering if the graphic card's wattage is to high and will not work or blue screen when im playing a game.
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:11 PM   #2
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Default Re: can a 550w video over power 600w pcu

Do you mean 600 watt PSU (power supply unit)?

What video display adapter card are you referring to that is 550 watts minimum?
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Old 06-27-2011, 03:10 AM   #3
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Default Re: can a 550w video over power 600w pcu

If the power supply requirements on the card state that, then I'd follow it, especially if it's a dual GPU card (like the high end nVidia and ATI units).
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