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20 A +12v 9600 GT upgrade?

By am21
Jan 13, 2009
  1. can i upgrade my vga to 9600 GT while keeping the same psu ?

    here's my rig

    E7300
    Intel dg31pr
    2 GB ddr 800 (single channel)
    DVD RW
    Samsung 933sn 19" powered via psu (manual says max 21w how many amps does it require ?)
    Gefore 8600GT 512mb ddr2
    250GB Maxtor 3GBps

    i might add another 2 gigs of ram in future..

    My psu spec

    450Watt 20A +12v

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  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    Yes, you can, provided the PSU is decent. Can you provide any other specs on the PSU?
     
  3. am21

    am21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 44

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  4. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    I recommend buying a new PSU. That one is not going to be able to handle the new card.
     
  5. am21

    am21 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 44

    thanks a lot for the input.. that's what i thought. so far it works fine without a sweat :D my next upgrade would be the psu most probably an antec or a corsair 500 Watt dual rail one.
     
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