Can my computer handle this card?

By escarvajal
Apr 29, 2005
  1. I want to purchase a 256mb ATI Radeon X800 Pro can my computer handle it?

    Currently I have:
    Dell Dimension 8400
    w/ 350Watt PSU
    3.4 Ghz Pentium 4 Prescott
    1 GB DDR2 PC3200 (4 DIMMS)
    128 mb nVidia GeForce 6600GT PCIe (obviously swapping this out)
    (1) 80 GB SATA-150 7200rpm HD
    Soundblaster 24-bit Live SC
    Two CD-RWs
  2. isatippy

    isatippy TS Rookie Posts: 593

    Is the ATI Radeon X800 Pro a pci express or agp. If its pci express like your old one it should work fine but why do you want a different card the 6600GT is a good card if you ask me.
  3. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,348

    yes i dont think its worht the $200+ upgrade i would wait but it i ur cash
  4. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,483

    your power supply, at 350 watts, is barely scraping by on the stuff you have in there already. your current card is fine and the change in performance would not be worth spending the extra money.
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