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Old 09-27-2009, 11:07 PM   #11
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i know itll be pushing it but down clock a little bit like core down 50 and mem 100 , gpureview they both use same ammount of wats / and both recomend 450w but i think itll be fine but yes pushing it and my psu is powern my mobo cpu hardrive and the card only.

yea i just shouldnt try it u guys are right like really not even worth it and on a 17inch monitor at 1280x1024 completely retartd overkill and bottleneck so
although 4850 im sure it can handle , was lookn at wattage charts 4870 sucks power were as 4850 about 50wats lower underload which i think would be fine so either

herm. idk about the GTS 250's anymore though
but just for the sake of it maybe this

GTS i wont overclock since itll void BFG warranty but the 4850 will be overclocked to about same specs as the 250 so 250 mite just be the one 2 buy
and for any card being 1g or 512 just a 17inchmonitor so either work fine
it's not the total watts, it's the brand, Rosewill's are pretty much a crap shoot as far as PSUs go, you could buy a 450w and in reality be using a PSU that can only handle 350w, Rosewill uses some different OEM manufacturers so google your unit and see who the OEM manufacturer is, they (Rosewill) sell some decent PSUs and they also sell some complete garbage PSUs depending on the OEM manufacturer, a 450w Antec, Corsair, or another more reputable brand would be better...

also, the wattage requirements listed by the different companies can vary on exactly identical cards depending on that that specific company thinks is a safe requirement, they're all basically the same with not much power consumption differences between them...

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Old 09-27-2009, 11:42 PM   #12
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so heres some ifound which mite be or mite not
ATNG, Solytech, Deer, and Leadman/Powmax.
but now that i see its uses about 280 max wats underload im not thinkin it and i think im just gonna get the HIS icooler 4850 itll or XFX 1g 4850 but im not sure if i need to since the 17inch screen will it improve my fps? since yea or just be a waste of memory?

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