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Old 02-29-2008, 07:15 PM   #21
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Don't get mad when I ask you this, but why not spend $20 for a more powerful PSU?
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Old 02-29-2008, 07:18 PM   #22
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Don't get mad when I ask you this, but why not spend $20 for a more powerful PSU?
Are you talking to me??? The amount really doesnt matter to me. If I can, I want to uprade the Power Supply and Graphics card!!
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Old 02-29-2008, 07:19 PM   #23
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Maybe I'll get a new PSU so I can have a real good graphics cards!!! Thing is, I think my current PSU is a uATX/BTX!!!! Is there one around that cant hit 500W???
I would go for it.

Sorry, I didn't read the earlier posts.
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Old 02-29-2008, 07:25 PM   #24
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I just need suggestion on what to get. I suck at figuring out which power supply will work in my case! I've been told its hard...
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Default Re: Best graphics card for 300W???

Here's the problem with getting a PSU for that Gateway. It's a micro BTX form factor power supply. You just can't pop any ol' ATX power supply into that thing. Newegg has a few BTX PSUs, but I believe they are standard size power supplies and will be too big to fit your case.
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What about these: http://www.atxcases.com/item.asp?cat...y-power-supply
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hey im not to sure about this but what if he used this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817101025
since the 8800 needs 2 power connectors one could connect from this (and then connect to his hard drive and cd drive) and his other psu could take the other load from the 8800 and the motherboard cpu
i think it would work quiet nicely.....
since he has such a small case
this this pops right in a drive bay
another solution would be to run dual psu
just leave one outside the case....
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well, I think that PSU could power the two cards by itself, so that would be great. I completelly forgot about it.
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well, I think that PSU could power the two cards by itself, so that would be great. I completelly forgot about it.
are you talking about the psu i posted?
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Old 03-01-2008, 11:14 AM   #30
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Yeah, I forgot these existed lol!
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