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PSU with 3850

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February 17, 2009 8:10:11 PM

hi guys im planning on purchasing a hd 3850 agp video card for my older computer. i also have to upgrade my PSU due to it having 300w and the recommended amout is 450w. im plannin g on getting this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

the psu has 1x6 pin pcie cord but the card requires a 8 pin pcie. im stumped as to where everthing is going. if someone could explain i would very much appreciate it.
thanks

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February 17, 2009 10:44:21 PM

Get a good quality PSU. Antec Earthwatts, Corsair or Seasonic.

You'll need to use an adapter if the PSU does not have an 8pin connector.
February 18, 2009 12:03:58 AM

i can see that they are better quality but i dont have that kinda muney. is there anything thats still good but cheap?
February 18, 2009 12:09:02 AM

and i have no idea what adapter im looking for if somebody could help here as well? thanks
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