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Will this GPU work in my build?

By PyyRo
Aug 2, 2013
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  1. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    Yes, but a 550W PSU is pretty marginal if you're overclocking both the CPU and GPU.
     
  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    If you didnt buy the parts yet, I recommend cutting back on the GPU to something like a 770 and upgrade your PSU to a 650W or a better case or even an SSD. It is your choice though. If you play at 1080P, the 780 is overkill.
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,401   +1,591

    Seeing as the GPU is listed as "will be replaced", I'd assume the PC has already been built. I do agree with both you and slh28 though.
     
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  4. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,082   +920

    I saw that and that is what I thought. I thought when he said "build", he meant that he still has to order. I read it again and I noticed that I misinterpretted it.
     
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,291   +25

    Should be okay I think. 45A on the +12V rail, and it's one of Seasonic's top models to boot.
     
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