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Old 02-29-2008, 06:10 PM   #11
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We don't know if he has a decent 300W PSU, he may have a generic $20 power supply which doesn't deliver the stated specs.
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:41 PM   #12
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This is the computer I have: http://support.gateway.com/s/PC/R/10...009212nv.shtml

It show 3 different types of PSU's for some reason.....
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:46 PM   #13
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OK, well I'm not sure where they're getting it from, but the 12V rail carries enough power for an 8600GT. Pretty much any GDDR3 model will do, I like the one zKILLA linked to.
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If I were to upgrade the power supply on my desktop(so I can get an bad ass graphics card), what would you guys suggest????
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:58 PM   #15
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What do you call a bad ass GPU? An 8800GT? Or a Crossfire or SLI setup? An 8800GT and your rig could be powered by something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341012 Or this if you've got a bit more money to spend and you want something of a bit higher quality and some power in reserve: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817151030
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My 2600PRO 512MB PCI-E x16 worked fine on my 300w PSU for a long time, but I bought a 480w PSU anyway. But it worked for 2+ months.
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I need a 24 pin dont I??
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For what?
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yeah for ur mobo, does it have one now?
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For what?
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