Need a little input

By k short
Jan 31, 2005
  1. ok i am thinking of upgradeing to a better video card i am looking at ati radeon 9550, evgageforce 5700le or visiontek xtacy 9600xt here is the problem the power supply sai 240 max on the watt what would be the best bet on these??????
  2. The Best Alias

    The Best Alias TS Rookie Posts: 113

    If you are going to put a robust video card in, it is in your best interest to upgrade your poswer supply too. DON'T SKIMP ON POWER SUPPLIES! A mistake I will never make again.

    I was in a similar situation.... add a CDR here, a hard drive there, a better video card and poof..... overloaded PS and lost everything. Please learn from my mistakes..... that's my little input.
  3. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    Also consider the nVidia 6200 or 6200GT. They should have more features and power than the others and come in at a comparable price to the 5700 LE and 5700. (They are soon to be released in AGP flavor)
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