[SOLVED] Will a 400w psu work with a gtx 970 and xeon e3 1226 v3 cpu?

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Can I use the 400w psu from my hp z230 desktop to power a gtx 970 with xeon e3 1226 cpu?
 
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Can I use the 400w psu from my hp z230 desktop to power a gtx 970 with xeon e3 1226 cpu?
The top end graphics card that HP sold with that workstation was a K4000 which required a single 6 pin PCIe supplemental power. The GTX 970 requires two 6 pin power cords.
The K4000 was an 85W card your GTX is a 150W card. I don't believe you can run a 970.

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Can I use the 400w psu from my hp z230 desktop to power a gtx 970 with xeon e3 1226 cpu?
The top end graphics card that HP sold with that workstation was a K4000 which required a single 6 pin PCIe supplemental power. The GTX 970 requires two 6 pin power cords.
The K4000 was an 85W card your GTX is a 150W card. I don't believe you can run a 970.
 
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