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Fermo 02-08-05 12:41 AM

Upgrading my system....
 
Hi,

I spent to much time reading this forum, and I founded that I have to upgrade my system because the new Video Cards need additional power, it is true? I think that I have enought power and I only have to update my video card. Any suggestion?

Thanks
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ChrisRay 02-08-05 01:14 AM

Re: Upgrading my system....
 
Depends, What is your current Power Supply?

saturnotaku 02-08-05 06:03 AM

Re: Upgrading my system....
 
In addition to just the brand and total wattage, what is your PSUs rating on the +12v line? If you want something that's relatively future-proof, you'll want a PSU with at least 20A on this rail.


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