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Old 05-08-09, 09:04 AM   #16
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Default Re: Is this pc fast enough for 3D?

Originally Posted by XDanger View Post
refrence from simpsons episode "Faith Off" where bart is a healer and has "The Pahwah" (power)

If I'm forced to use a card more power hungry than a gtx275 then I'll get a Power Express 450w or whatever it is.

Wait, So the 280 uses more than a 295?
No, the 280 uses much less than the 295. Even though 295 is 55nm, its still two GPUs in one with 1.8 GB of memory total. Perhaps if you run it in single core mode and disable SLI, it might use less, but then whats the point, get a GTX 275 then.

Also, a 450W PSU won't be able to power anything GTX 260 or above, if you consider the rest of your system. You'll even be pushing it with a 9800 GTX.
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