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Borussia Long_po

Wooly_Bully

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#1 15 years ago

Hi there I was thinking or upgrading my Graphics card some time soon and was wondering If i need to upgrade my PSU for the new Gfx card my current PSU is a 350 W so i need to know if this will handle the new card. Thx in advance.:cya:




NFC_Gun4Hire

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#2 15 years ago

What else do you have running off from your power supply, and also, what kind of vid card are you looking at? system specs?




Borussia Long_po

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#3 15 years ago

k here r my sys specs

P4 2.4 ghz 512mb ram radeon 8500 128 mb Creative audigy 2 Gigabiyte GA-8GE800 mobo

the vid card iam thinking of buying is a Sapphire Radeon 9800Pro Lite-retail.




Guns4Hire

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#4 15 years ago

I would reccomend at least a 400+ watt PSU. This is the one I have in one of my machines. http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=17-103-908&depa=1

I suggest nothing but an Antec.




Blastoid

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#5 15 years ago
BeeF FlaPsI would reccomend at least a 400+ watt PSU. This is the one I have in one of my machines. http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=17-103-908&depa=1 I suggest nothing but an Antec.

ThermalTake is also very good, along with Enermax. But Newegg is probably one of the best places to order from. Make sure you get a good brand, a 360W TT/Antec/Enermax is much better than a 500watt no name. I have a ThermalTake Pure power 360W, which is fine for my setup EPOX 8RDA3+ XP1700 @1833 Geforce FX5700Ultra 500/1000 SBLive Gamer 5.1 CDRW 40GB Maxtor 120GB WD 6 Case fans + 2 CPU fans External Blue Leds




Borussia Long_po

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#6 15 years ago

Thx for the advice guys.




Astaldo711

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#7 15 years ago

Just a side note. My friend was customizing his new computer and wanted to get the new NVidia card. Well, when he did that, the website informed him he had to purchase a 600+W power supply to run it! :eek: So, he'd have to buy the card for $520, and the power supply for another $250 for the power supply! :dropsjaw: scheisse! Couldn't believe. He opted for the Radeon X800 instead.

Y'know, several people actually survived the taran attack! Amazing!