How good of a card can I get without upgrading my PSU?

By bobert5696
Aug 31, 2008
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  1. here is a link to my PSU (sorry its messed up, < 5 posts :()

    qqq.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817128005

    if you cant figure that out, its 480 watts with:

    +3.3@28A,
    +5V@32A,
    +12V1@18A,
    +12V2@16A,
    -12V@0.8A,
    + 5VSB@2.5A

    the video card i would like but am not sure if this psu has enough power: newegg product ID: N82E16814130376
    its a 9800GTX

    am i okay with that video card, or do i need to step down to a 8800 or less?

    thanks for the help
  2. tweakboy

    tweakboy TechSpot Maniac Posts: 518

    You can buy anything up to a geforce 9800GTX , it will handle with ease. gl,,,
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