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36mob
08-02-06, 02:33 PM
ok im getting a biostar geforce 7600gs. can it run oblivion with a 3.2 ghz processor and 1.2 gig of ram? and it says a minimum of a 300 watt power supply but mine is 250. can i plug it up to the 250 for now and change it later? thank you for your time.

SH64
08-02-06, 04:27 PM
Well you can but i feel its kinda risky. to ensure safety & stability get a 300W+ PSU especially for playing Oblivion since this game is so hardware demanding & i wouldnt risk playing it with less than minimum specs.

as for if you'll be able to play it , i think yes but you might gonna need to turn some features down. see Oblivion sub-forum for tweaks & tips.

36mob
08-02-06, 04:33 PM
ok thanks but oblivion doesnt require a 300w supply the card does.. i dont know if you knew that or not...

SH64
08-02-06, 04:44 PM
ok thanks but oblivion doesnt require a 300w supply the card does.. i dont know if you knew that or not...
LoL course i know that .. i'm just talking about the specs needed to ensure max stability :)
if the video card didnt get enough power , the whole system will shutdown instantly. & since Oblivion is hardware demanding then theres a good chance that might happen if your PSU wasent up to the task.

36mob
08-02-06, 06:29 PM
ok so if i run it with a below minimum power supply it wont damage the card? im planning on getting a better psu later but at the moment its not in my budget.lol.

SH64
08-02-06, 06:32 PM
If the card is not receving enough power it could be damaged after some use , but i'm not 100% sure about that ...
maybe some other users can confirm or deny this.

36mob
08-02-06, 06:42 PM
ok well im not planning on running it with this power supply very long...:barf: :barf: