New G card, PSudoesnt looklike it'll work!!

By benjaminha ยท 4 replies
Jun 26, 2007
  1. Ive just bought an 8800 gts and kept my antec 450 psu however it doesnt have an extra 6pin lead to fit the card. is there a way around this or is it time for a new psu?
  2. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    time for a new PSU. and get a little larger, if u are intending to use it for a while get a good brand and a 600 watt or bigger.
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Antec is a good brand... that one is just a bit dated... 500 watts should be enough. Quality is always more important than watts... It is not the Watts, but rather the amperage. But more is better, even in watts.
    There are lots of good brands... Antec, FSP Group, Sparkle, CoolerMaster, CoolMax, PCPower and Cooling,
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    Didn't the card come with an adapter that converts two molex connectors into one PCI Express power plug?
  5. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    OCZ and Raidmax are good companies too.
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