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Old 07-23-04, 05:34 PM   #49
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Default Power Supply / 6800 Series Sticky

Originally Posted by Sc0rp10n
my evga 6800 ultra is sitting in a box at my home right now. i have an alienware system bought approximately 1 year ago that has the original 420 watt power supply that came with the crazy alien-head looking case. does everyone think this will be sufficient? i've been reading some reviews, albeit old reviews, that recommend a 480 watt power supply for the ultra. what do you guys think?

Ummm yeah the 420 watt will be fine. Read back through this thread. I have an Alienware(with the predator case) and have 6800 ultra and runs fine with 4 HD's/2opticals/7 case fans/ etc.
3.4 p4 /200FSB NO overclock
OCZ pc3500 performance 2 gig memory
OCZ 520 watt PSU
Asus p4c800deluxe-e motherboard
2 x 80g Sata HD's / 1 x 60g IDE / 1 x 40 g IDE
1 x DVD / 1 x lite on cdrw
7 case fans plus vantec dual fan pci card
BFG 6800 Ultra OC 456/1.28 Stock air
3.2P4(no OC)3dmark03 score :13570
3.2 p4 @3.472 217FSB 6800u@ 425/1.28 3Dmark03: 13738
WIFES PC: 3.2P4/BFG 6800GT/1 gig pc 3200

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