[SOLVED] is my PSU enough for GTX 1060 3GB

grant_23

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Hello. I'm about to upgrade my video card and I'm thinking if my power supply is enough for 1060. My old card is RX 560 and I play Apex Legends for about 5-7 hours. Mostly maxing out the usage and vram every time I play.
Although, this PSU have 6+8 pin for GPU, I'm still worried if it can handle it or not.
I'm considering buying CV450 if I have to.

System specs:
CPU: i3 9100f
Motherboard: BIOSTAR H310MHP
RAM: 16GB DDR4 2400MHz (2x8)
PSU: AEGIS 600A Gaming v2.3


Appreciate the answers 🙏
 

geofelt

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Bad strategy to replace a suspect quality psu with another.

If you replace the psu, look for a quality unit with a 7 to 10 year warranty.
Such will last a long time, be safe and allow future upgrades.
Usually, you will find small differences in pricing between 550/650/750w units
As an alternative,consider a GTX1650 which does not need aux power and is in the same performance class as GTX1060.
 

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That PSU is good for ... nothing. It's a fire hazard with 2 fake and weak 12v rails and I don't believe it has 2 PCI-e connectors with the weak 12v rails. Can you post a picture of the PCI-e cable?
 

grant_23

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That PSU is good for ... nothing. It's a fire hazard with 2 fake and weak 12v rails and I don't believe it has 2 PCI-e connectors with the weak 12v rails. Can you post a picture of the PCI-e cable?


I know it's a fire hazard :ROFLMAO: but idk how it survived in 3 years of maxing out my rx560.
 

grant_23

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geofelt

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Bad strategy to replace a suspect quality psu with another.

If you replace the psu, look for a quality unit with a 7 to 10 year warranty.
Such will last a long time, be safe and allow future upgrades.
Usually, you will find small differences in pricing between 550/650/750w units
As an alternative,consider a GTX1650 which does not need aux power and is in the same performance class as GTX1060.
 

grant_23

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Mar 19, 2017
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Bad strategy to replace a suspect quality psu with another.

If you replace the psu, look for a quality unit with a 7 to 10 year warranty.
Such will last a long time, be safe and allow future upgrades.
Usually, you will find small differences in pricing between 550/650/750w units
As an alternative,consider a GTX1650 which does not need aux power and is in the same performance class as GTX1060.
Thanks! I will look for used GTX 1650 as well.

It's connected directly to the PSU or via an adapter?

8 + 6 pin is rated for 225w which is way more than the capacity of one of the 12v rails.
It is directly connected to PSU. Not modular.
 

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