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Dec 7, 2010, 11:23 AM
guys plz tell if gts 250 will run on 400 w power supply
n is it better than 9800
like 40nm technology for power saving n stuff
more cores n stuff?
Dec 8, 2010
Dec 7, 2010, 11:36 AM
GTS250 is identical to the 9800GTX+, except for a new PCB, although commonly you will see the old PCB used.
nothing better though, and a 400watt PSU is really pushing it, probably won't work. Depends on the rest of the system.
I'd reccomend absolute minimum at 450, but preferably 500 or more!
Dec 7, 2010, 11:41 AM
i have core 2 quad 8200 and intel g31 pr n 2gig ddr2 ram 320 gb hard disk
wil it wrk r shall i cancel the order
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Dec 7, 2010, 11:45 AM
it won't damage your system if it can't pull it, it will just BSOD out or something.
I'd keep the order, but walk to a local store and pick up a 500+ watt unit to be sure, or add that to the order
Dec 8, 2010, 4:35 AM
dude can u help identify the psu specs thrs a lot of on tht
+12v kind written along with many numbers
i have run nvidia 210,220 on it easily
Dec 8, 2010, 6:59 AM
yes but nVidia 210 and 220 are very efficient, using around 30 watts ish, the 250 has a peak tdp of 144 watts. That is what worries me.
The PSU you have: 15A @ 12V = 180 watts..... with 144 for CPU, then 36 left for other things... no way that PSU is going to pull it.
Definetely need a heavier PSU in order to get this to run.
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