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PSU/Video card question.

By Fried_sushi
Jan 7, 2008
  1. I am currently running a 6800 ultra and its dieing on me. I was thinking about:
    Radeon X1650GT 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 AGP 8X IceQ Turbo

    The reviewers all say "You need a 450w psu". Thats upping my investment a lot if I have to buy a PSU also. Anyway, The 6800 ultra ran great for years and its VERY power hungry. I'm not sure the type of PSU I have and it doesnt seem to have any info on it. It came with the case. A 2004 aspire. Do you guys think I'm ok to get the new card? Is the info on the top of the psu? Does that card suck anyways?
     
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    The last line describes the card's performance perfectly. Get a 7600GT and save yourself some trouble. It pulls less power and delivers on par (or greater) performance than the X1650GT.
     
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