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220W PSU. GFX card?

What card could I use with a 220W PSU?

Brand is hp. Here are the numbers:

DC OUTPUT
+3.3V-------16A
+5.08V-------15A
+12V---------16A
-12V---------0.3A
+5.08Vsb-------2.0A

http://www.ebay.com/itm/220W-HP-504966-001-TFX0220D5WA-Genuine-Power-Supply-/290680901618

That is the PSU.

SLot is a PCIe x16
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  1. btw, the owner of the PC would like to play at least CoD4.
  2. That's a seriously weak PSU. Even the low end cards requires at least 300ish wattage with respect of any other components.

    Then again, it depends what use you need the GPU for? If it's for gaming, I can't recommend any. If it's just for a better HTPC performance, you can try HD5450 Passive.
  3. It would be for 90% web usage and 10% verrrry light gaming. Like an hour or so a day of CoD4. The owner has a job at the comp and can't really play much during the day.
  4. CPU-AMD Sempron 2.3 GHZ
    2 GB RAM
  5. Maybe a 6670 or 7750(better option).

    Those take lower power and should work with your power supply.

    You have to keep in mind that you only have 192 watts of 12 volt power to work with. So lets hope this system is lighter on the cpu and other hardware.

    EDIT, saw the cpu added. Thats an older system. so too much video card will just be held back by the cpu anyway.
  6. MSI N450GTS-MD1GD3 GeForce GTS 450 Now: $104.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127606

    XFX GT-520M-CNF2 GeForce GT 520 $69.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150554

    not familiar enough with ati for low power recommendations.
    btw, played COD4 with a 9600GT 1gb @ pretty decent settings.
  7. The 9600 GT to me seems like a great card. Will it be good?
  8. To play at least CoD4 with medium settings, you'd also need at least -$80 cards from AMD. The Sempron will hold things back though, since CoD4 requires at least 2,6Ghz of dual cores. And the 2GB RAM if it indeed Dual Channel should help a lot, if it's Single Channel, things could get worse.

    A 6670 will lighten things up by some degree, and with Sempron, it shouldn't tax your PSU too much. My best bet, you can play CoD at low-medium settings.

    Here is a site where you can try things : http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri/
  9. He currently play CoD4 480p low settings 30 FPS on integrated GFX. So I am sure that a card will improve things.
  10. rocknrollz said:
    What card could I use with a 220W PSU?

    Brand is hp. Here are the numbers:

    DC OUTPUT
    +3.3V-------16A
    +5.08V-------15A
    +12V---------16A
    -12V---------0.3A
    +5.08Vsb-------2.0A

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/220W-HP-504966-001-TFX0220D5WA-Genuine-Power-Supply-/290680901618

    That is the PSU.

    SLot is a PCIe x16

    7750 is you best bet and it does not even need a 6pin it takes 55watts max
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkNZiIh0m-Q
  11. rocknrollz said:
    The 9600 GT to me seems like a great card. Will it be good?


    If you can find one on Ebay for a reasonable price +/- $50
  12. Anonymous said:
    MSI N450GTS-MD1GD3 GeForce GTS 450 Now: $104.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127606

    XFX GT-520M-CNF2 GeForce GT 520 $69.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150554

    not familiar enough with ati for low power recommendations.
    btw, played COD4 with a 9600GT 1gb @ pretty decent settings.

    GTS 450 is a no go mate - http://www.hwcompare.com/11756/geforce-gts-450-1gb-vs-radeon-hd-7750/
  13. Best answer
    Demon slayer said:

    Fully in agreement with this post.

    While with the lower end cpu it may work, its not worth it compared to the 7750
  14. So I will not see an issue with my 1.0 vs. the 7750 3.0?
  15. rocknrollz said:
    So I will not see an issue with my 1.0 vs. the 7750 3.0?

    Not even in the slightest will you see any negative impact on a 1.0 lane with the 7750 and at leased with the 7750 you will be playing every game out on the market so long as you are ok with 30fps gaming in some of the higher end titles such as BF3 ect.
  16. Okay sweet, thanks all.
  17. Best answer selected by RockNRollz.
  18. Demon slayer said:

    glad you could point that out.

    now i'll know a low power ati recommendation :)
  19. I find this is a great place to check out video card power

    http://forums.atomicmpc.com.au/index.php?showtopic=264
  20. thanks, bookmarked.
  21. if yours is a bestec get a new one but if not u are good to go any okay psu with a over 14a or 15a on +12v rail is good to go. and buy the gigabyte 7750 its good.
  22. Demon slayer said:
    Not even in the slightest will you see any negative impact on a 1.0 lane with the 7750 and at leased with the 7750 you will be playing every game out on the market so long as you are ok with 30fps gaming in some of the higher end titles such as BF3 ect.


    dude it very well uses 2.0 lane. there will be a performance drop of 4-7 fps max but 3.0 is out of ques it doesnt need 3.0 lane.
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