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Old 02-25-2006, 12:30 AM   #21
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Default Re: 250W PS with a Radeon x700 Pro

Do you think the new PSU (probably 350W) and the X700 Pro will be able to run WoW (World of Warcraft) pretty good?

I'm also thinking about getting another stick of RAM, probably 256 or 512MB
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:34 AM   #22
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Well if you want to know for sure, you can always add up the total wattage from each device in your PC and give yourself another 20% headroom or something like that. That will give you how big of a power supply to get. 350watts is fine for what you are running now. It's a basic system and that power supply will run it ok. I mean, you are running on 250watt stock PSU so a 350watt would be a good increase.
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Old 02-25-2006, 12:43 AM   #23
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It should run WoW, and get another stick of 512. cant go wrong there.
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k, sounds good.

So another 512MB RAM will make a big difference in gaming?
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Significantly. Games are huge. The more you can store in fast ram, the better. Just makes it that much faster.
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yeah, 512MB should make a difference.
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Old 02-25-2006, 01:30 AM   #27
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k so

Radeon X700 Pro
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Will the RAM sticks fit every comp?
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Make sure the RAM you're getting is using the same speed RAM you're using now. If it were me, I would scrap that RAM or sell it and get me a dual channel kit or two RAM that are exactly the same equalling 1GB.
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How can I find what speed the RAM i'm using now is?
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I'm telling you right now: A 350W PSU won't do you any good. Get something with more wattage. Get a 450W PSU. The PSU is the most important part of the PC, why settle for somethign that is "half-good?" Get a 450W PSU. You won't regret it.
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