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Will ASUS GeForce® GTX 650 Ti 1 gb run on a 250 watt psu?

I visited this website http://www.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/GTX650_TI1GD5/#specifications
There,it is written that it needs a 150 watt power supply and I have a 250 watt psu.
My system specs:
C2D 2.93 GHZ
3GB RAM
I don't want to upgrade my gpu again and again.So,please also tell me whether it will run recent and future games like bf4,cod ghosts,ac4, watch dogs,gta v and other graphic-hungry games.
If it will not ,then shall i switch to asus 650 ti boost or 7850 1gb sapphire .I have a tight budget of 15000 inr.As i mentioned,I don't want to upgrade my gpu again.I can play with low settings.For reference,my g45 chipset is around 7-8 yrs old but still it could run many recent games at low settings like batman:ao and sc:blacklist.Isn't that a miracle.
So,please help me.I want to have the bestesttttttttttt card for a tight bugdet of 15000 inr.
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  1. Best card under INR 15k would be this:
    http://www.flipkart.com/zotac-nvidia-geforce-gtx660-2gb-2-gb-ddr5-graphics-card/p/itmddmmkmjdcbmqz?pid=GRCDDMMGFJYNGYGN&ref=5ed46c85-89c2-4403-abfe-dbc3d215312c
    Its better than 7850
    But Running the card with a 250W psu is very bad idea. It will not run at all. At least 500W is necessary to run GTX660.
  2. Thanks for answering ."But Running the card with a 250W psu is very bad idea" is also meant for asus 650 ti
  3. RITIK said:
    Thanks for answering ."But Running the card with a 250W psu is very bad idea" is also meant for asus 650 ti


    Yup. The power requirement mentioned in the ASUS website is for the Card only. You must add at least another 150 Watt for the rest of the system for eg CPU, Mobo, RAM, HDD, Fans if any. So a minimum of 300-350 watts is necessary for even the lowest system.
  4. I understand.Well i cant open the system case just right now but c2d 2.93 ghz needs 65 watt power(on game debate), and i have 3 rams of 1 gb so according to you how much power is approximately needed for rest parts of my pc except my gpu.Can u pls explain me for each part.
  5. RITIK said:
    I understand.Well i cant open the system case just right now but c2d 2.93 ghz needs 65 watt power(on game debate), and i have 3 rams of 1 gb so according to you how much power is approximately needed for rest parts of my pc except my gpu.Can u pls explain me for each part.


    Well, with a regular mobo, E7500, 3 sticks of ddr2 ram, one 7200 rpm HDD and one ODD, the min power supply required is around 149 watts and recommended is around 200 watts
    you can calculate on your own from here:
    http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
  6. I highly recommend buying a new Power supply from a reliable brand like corsair.
    I suggest go with Corsair CX 430 - 3000 INR

    And for the GPU, get the
    GTX 650ti - 1gb
    You can overclock this card to make it perform somewhere near the HD 7850.

    I don't think you should go for the HD 7850 considering your ancient config.
    The 650 ti is a very good card and as I said earlier, it can compete the 7850.
    And yes, this card will be able to handle the latest games under medium-high settings (depends on your screen resolution) for many years to come.

    But remember, buying a new branded Power supply is a must.
    If you don't , you might end up potentially damaging your system.
  7. 150w 6 pin means 75w from mobo and 75w directly from psu thru 6 pin cable
    what is your psu brand? does your psu has 6 pin connector?

    the total power for psu is not that important in comparison with its distribution
  8. By "I don't think you should go for the HD 7850 considering your ancient config" ,do you mean bottle necking.But ,on many youtube videos,some people are able to run a 7970 on c2d and still they get 40-50 fps in games like bf4.So,if I have to buy a psu then ,I think 7850 would be better as on http://www.hwcompare.com/13632/geforce-gtx-650-ti-vs-radeon-hd-7850/ 7850 is looking better.
  9. RITIK said:
    By "I don't think you should go for the HD 7850 considering your ancient config" ,do you mean bottle necking.But ,on many youtube videos,some people are able to run a 7970 on c2d and still they get 40-50 fps in games like bf4.So,if I have to buy a psu then ,I think 7850 would be better as on http://www.hwcompare.com/13632/geforce-gtx-650-ti-vs-radeon-hd-7850/ 7850 is looking better.


    Yes you might be able to successfully operate 7850 or ti boost, but, you might not.
    There won't be bottleneck but you might face stability issues.
    But anyways, it's up to you.

    One more thing, hwcompare.com is crap. Never rely on that for comparing things.
    Only look at real time benchmarks whenever comparing.
  10. Can you pls tell me the most important factors of a graphics card like gpu clock,memory bandwidth,memory bus,etc.Pls also explain why they are so important also.Also,does pixel rate,texal rate,etc matters greatly?
  11. RITIK said:
    Can you pls tell me the most important factors of a graphics card like gpu clock,memory bandwidth,memory bus,etc.Pls also explain why they are so important also.Also,does pixel rate,texal rate,etc matters greatly?



    The most important factor on a graphics card is the card itself.
    You cannot compare an AMD card with an Nvidia card on the basis of it's clock speed, memory bandwith.
    Both of them are completely different cards.
    eg. a 650 ti is much better than an HD 7770 even though the clock speed of 7770 is 1000mhz as compared to 650 ti (928 mhz).
    Pixel rate, etc. matters according to the game you play.
    Some games benefit from higher pixel rates, some don't.

    I don't know much about memory bus, but I can say that one really is an important factor.

    ** CORRECT ME IF I AM WRONG **
  12. Thanks for your answer.What according to you is best- 650ti, 7850 or gtx 660?
  13. RITIK said:
    Thanks for your answer.What according to you is best- 650ti, 7850 or gtx 660?


    The best one among the three is GTX 660.
    But if I were you, I would go with gtx 650 ti. Just saying, though.
    It's completely up to you.
    If you really can get the 660 ,get it. It is loads better than 650 ti and significantly better than 7850.


    But one more time, DO NOT BUY A CHEAP PSU!
  14. Don't worry.My doubt for psu is gone.Why you would buy a gtx 650 ti if you were me?if there is benchmark test,can u pls tell me by how many fps gtx 660 will dominate over 7850 and gtx 650 ti for same rig.
  15. Best answer
    RITIK said:
    Don't worry.My doubt for psu is gone.Why you would buy a gtx 650 ti if you were me?if there is benchmark test,can u pls tell me by how many fps gtx 660 will dominate over 7850 and gtx 650 ti for same rig.


    The FPS difference between 660 and 650 ti will be MASSIVE.
    Between 660 and 7850, it will be minimal. In fact some games will give you better fps on 7850 than 660.
    But overall 660 is better.

    I would go with 650 ti as this card matches your setup the best.
    A 660 will be a matter of luxury for your setup. So, I wouldn't take the risk of going any higher than 650 ti.
  16. Also, tell me your monitor resolution.
    That will really help.
  17. I understand.But with a 660 gtx,there would be no bottlenecking,right?
    According to u ,there would be some stability issues.I dont understand this one.Can u give me some example of stability issue with this card?
    My monitor resolution is 1366*768.
  18. RITIK said:
    I understand.But with a 660 gtx,there would be no bottlenecking,right?
    According to u ,there would be some stability issues.I dont understand this one.Can u give me some example of stability issue with this card?


    With a 660, there will be a very little unnoticable bottleneck.
    But remember, most game today require at least a C2D CPU.
    If you play those games with a 660, you won't be able to fully unleash what 660 has for you.
    That is, you will face a bottleneck in some games.
    A 650 ti is very much balanced with your C2D and it's always the best to have a well-balanced system.
    You can save that money for a new system which you may buy later.

    And your monitor resolution matters here.
    If it's low enough, you may be able to run latest games on high settings with a 650 ti (even ultra on some.)
    But if it's 1080p, you will have to settle with low to medium settings.

    But the 650 ti will keep you going for at least 3 more years, which might be enough for you to save for a new PC, i guess.

    Anyways, 660 has its own benefits. You can SLI it later if you buy a new system.
    So its all upto how to plan.
  19. Actually ,I am leaning more towards the 7850 as I like AMD more and it has almost same competetion with gtx 660.
    Can my rig handle 7850 OC(the card with refernce to the website).Also,without upgrading any other part than psu,will i be able to play the most anticipated game-Watch dogs at nice fps?
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