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March 22, 2010 6:45:21 AM

i have a corsair 450w power supply.which is the best graphic card should i go for?

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March 22, 2010 6:54:13 AM

What's your budget and what resolution will you play at ?

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March 22, 2010 6:54:16 AM

What's your budget and what resolution will you play at ?

And do you have a PCI-E slot on your motherboard ?

List the games you would playing at
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March 22, 2010 7:14:31 AM

Your PSU can handle just about any single GPU card.
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March 22, 2010 8:23:35 AM

You need to answer a few questions to decide on that:
1.Budget?
2.Resolution?
3.Complete system specs?
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March 22, 2010 6:20:57 PM

I say a 5770. You could probably do with any single GPU card, but a 5800 series card might be pushing it and may decrease the life of your PSU. It just depends on how much power the rest of your system sucks up. My system draws about 470W from the wall under load, which with about an 85% efficiency is about 400W supplied to the system. This is with Furmark and Prim 95 on three cores.
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March 22, 2010 6:23:06 PM

On the nVidia side I guess a GTX 260 sp 216 would be a good bet. You could wait for Fermi to encourage price drops (if you're lucky), as initial reports say the GTX 470 uses more power than the 5870.
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March 22, 2010 7:18:56 PM

megamanx00 said:
I say a 5770. You could probably do with any single GPU card, but a 5800 series card might be pushing it and may decrease the life of your PSU.
They wouldn't be pushing it at all. The HD5800 series uses slightly less power than the HD4800 series. That PSU cold handle them easily.
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March 22, 2010 9:41:45 PM

jyjjy said:
They wouldn't be pushing it at all. The HD5800 series uses slightly less power than the HD4800 series. That PSU cold handle them easily.


All you guys have to do is check the link I posted and I'm pretty sure a 450 watt can handle alot of even todays hardware. I'm I run a GTX 260 that says recommended 450watt PSU, but its saying 450 for whole system set-up. Use the calulator link I posted.

Just to be curious I looked up the power usage of a Phenom II x 2, Regular Gaming Motherboard, Radeon HD 5850, 4GB of DDR2, DVD-RW, 7200RPM standard drive the grand total of power IS! = 432Watts.

> http://educations.newegg.com/tool/psucalc/index.html?Tp...

Thanks for all the post.
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March 23, 2010 12:25:36 AM

There's a huge difference between say a Antec EarthWatts 450W and a generic 450W.
The generic might have been tested at 20C (completely unrealistic for a PSU), have it peak power (means sustained is around 300W at best), and have more amps on the 5V+ & 3.3V+ rails.
So that would be around 200W if not lower.
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March 23, 2010 2:03:52 AM

Well he said Corsair. Doesn't get much better than that.
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March 23, 2010 4:45:21 AM

sabot00 said:
There's a huge difference between say a Antec EarthWatts 450W and a generic 450W.
The generic might have been tested at 20C (completely unrealistic for a PSU), have it peak power (means sustained is around 300W at best), and have more amps on the 5V+ & 3.3V+ rails.
So that would be around 200W if not lower.


I'm just going off of the link and the facts behind what newegg recommends, I mean I built my PC off the facts, reviews, and ratings from newegg.com, I've also being using my PC for 1month straight and its working fine for me.
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April 7, 2010 7:23:13 AM

dual core processor
2gb ram ddr2
9800 gt card
corsair 450w smps


which is the best card available that suits my power supply
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April 7, 2010 7:24:39 AM

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dual core processor
2gb ram ddr2
9800 gt card
corsair 450w smps


which is the best card available that suits my power supply
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April 7, 2010 7:24:58 AM

dual core processor
2gb ram ddr2
9800 gt card
corsair 450w smps


which is the best card available that suits my power supply
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April 8, 2010 4:21:11 AM

A GTX 260 would work out perfect for you I added together your current system and I took away your 9800GT and changed it out with a GTX 260 the max PSU required is a 450Watt.

Of course it all depends on your wants:

>Nvidia or ATI

>Money a lot or little

>Card Size low profile or regular

>Dedicated memory on card 512MB 1GIG DDR3 or DDR5

>Card Brands BFG, XFX, PNY and so and so on.

Just tell us a little more so we can send you links and ideas to your thread. Thanks man!
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April 10, 2010 8:03:36 AM

Money is not a matter at al .Iwant the best nvidia or ati card higher end card that can run with my power supply corsair 450w
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April 10, 2010 8:43:12 AM

nagaprasanna said:
Money is not a matter at al .Iwant the best nvidia or ati card higher end card that can run with my power supply corsair 450w


I have some questions that you need to answer:

Is your motherboard SLI or CROSSFIRE?

Do you know if you have an ATI or Nvidia chipset?

Would you want just one good card or two?

Would you be able to use newegg.com?

Are you USA or Canada or some other?

After you answer those questions I can find you a really great card and a good price as well.
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April 27, 2010 4:09:10 AM

2120098,19,598863 said:
I have some questions that you need to answer:

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My motherboard has only one pci 16x slot
so I need one card only
I am in india (chennai)
I can use newegg.com
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