Test System Specs
- Intel Core i7 965 Extreme Edition (Overclocked @ 3.70GHz)
- x3 2GB G.Skill DDR3 PC3-12800 (CAS 9-9-9-24)
- Seagate 500GB 7200-RPM (Serial ATA300)
your fine. no need to start cannibalizing your system; removing the dvd drive to run that card; the above test system will draw more power than that coreduo.