My computer has a 250 watt power supply and I want to know how high I can go over the power on a graphics card. I'm not a gamer and pretty much use my computer for web and watching movies. I know I can kinda get around graphics cards power limits if I don't do heavy gaming or anything.
First of all what is your rest system and what brand if your power supply?I ask about the brand because if it is a "no name" power supply you cant trust it very much.But generally i dont think you can go very high on graphics card performance with this power supply.
The ECS MCP61PM-HM (Nettle2-GL8E) motherboard's PCI Express version is 1.0a.
Graphics cards based on PCI-E 2.0 appear to run without problems in a PCI-E 1.0a motherboard slot.
Some graphics cards based on PCI-E 2.1 have caused compatibility issues when used in a PCI-E 1.0a motherboard slot because the PCI-E 2.1 version that was implemented didn't fully follow the PCI-E 2.1 specifications.
Choose one of the following based on desired performance and budget requirements.
NVIDIA makes PCI-E 2.0 graphics cards. The following low power consumption cards should work with your system: