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Old 04-22-07, 09:11 AM   #6
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Default Re: GeForce 7600 GS power problems...

Originally Posted by yokljo
Looks like Ill have to use Blender in ... Windows. Horrible thought. Or, I might try and buy a better power supply
Don't do that! Is it really that hard to understand?

If there's not enough juice,

you can get random lockups (data loss).
You may even fry your PC completely,

or if your PSU was built to last
the cards is just "down clocked" and some "advanced" 3D features are
disabled => (less performance).

You should really buy a better PSU. (but please, stay away from those super cheap 400W things!)
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