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Old 02-21-2013, 10:37 PM   #21
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Hmm, please use one of the power calculators on-line to get a more accurate estimate of your current power usage.

You need to multiply this result by 1.3 to 1.5 (depending on the quality of your PSU) to get a "safe value" because PSU never deliver at 100%.

If the "safe value" that you get in the end is larger than 400 W, then there is a possibility that you do not have enough power.
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:28 AM   #22
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The recommended wattage was 226. Multiplied by 1.5 is 339. Is that close enough to 400 for it to cause an issue?
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:56 PM   #23
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Nope, that's good enough.

It's time to check if it's a bad card...
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:06 PM   #24
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I tested it in my neighbor's computer, the card is fine. It's probably just compatibility issues with the mobo.
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