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Old 03-24-2006, 01:47 PM   #1
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I dont have enough money to buy a new psu and a graphic card so i have to make with what i got for now...

but i can get a new psu in probably 6 months (lol very long time), i cant last that long, i need a faster fps..now

is there any graphic cards that can run on a 305watt psu? i seriously need this question answered a.s.a.p
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yea lots of graphics cards can, they just wont run as good. my ati could run on it, but just not well. it doesn't even play games that well when i run it on my current 520 watt psu. but yea most will run just make sure they don't need an external power suppy. none the less your card wont run 2 full potential without a good powersupply. i personally would wait until u can get both a good psu and a good video card. waiting is worth it.
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Old 03-24-2006, 02:13 PM   #3
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lol i just want a better one soo bad

My video card right now:
Ati X600se
Core Clock: 368mhz
Memory Clock 249mhz

that memory clock is f'ing up my framerate, but i also have 3 free pci slots, i wish i could go get me a job AGAIN right now lol, but seriously is there a way i can overwatt my psu or sumthin?

wait a second do they have adapter so that i can just plug my graphic card to a powerline? lolol i'm desperate
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u mean overclock, yea just get the omega drivers for it, search ati omega drivers. i overclocked my all in wonder x600 pro 50 MHz.
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I think a 6600GT or something equal to that would be ok on a power source of that size.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125010
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chances are that wont run well or stable on a 305 watt power supply. if it requires an extra power source it's going 2 require some good juice, that a 305 watt probably couldn't supply, or at least well.
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Ohh, i thought he said it was a 350watt psu..
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Ohh, i thought he said it was a 350watt psu..
nope even if he did, a 6800GS on a 350 watt? thats hilarious
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ok i have 4 pci slots, one is being used.. (graphic card), one hard drive out of 2 i can install and one cd rom drive out of three i could install...

so could i be able to power this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102694

or this.. has 16 pipelines instead of 12..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102505


how important is the number of pipelines?
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