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fx 5500 problem

By nomi
Dec 4, 2006
  1. will a card <fx 5500 256mb agp 8x> which requires min 250 w power supply work with a 230 w power supply?
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    it might, but 230 is VERY undersized. I would not run a computer with less than 450W.
     
  3. sghiznaneck

    sghiznaneck TS Maniac Posts: 403

    I agree with Tedster. After learning the hard way a few years ago, I've always stuck to the 450-500 watt range on psu's. It's better to have additional power than not enough. Especially with the video cards of today.
     
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