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Hd 4650 + my psu = boom?

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February 21, 2013 11:59:33 PM

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this psu is of hp dc 7900 but i have dc 7800 but it and i psu have similar ratings

i want to run hd 4650 which i am gettting for free and save money for hd 7750 ( buying again )

hd 4650 compatible?

psu model : pc6015 id : 020G

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February 22, 2013 12:36:16 AM

you can try it, it wont blow up your system until you load up any game. Games can run fine but as soon as the cpu and gpu are at their peak performance. You're screwed. I've currently got a 9600GSO in my system on a 250w PSU and i'm afraid to turn it on since all my games freeze and i have to do a manual reset. I have a feeling it'll die out if i try anything intensive on it. don't do it man. trust me.. its not worth it. Save up for a XFX Pro Series 450w power supply like i am. DO NOT throw that card in there. It might be low power but the risk is not worth it. Your call though
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February 22, 2013 12:55:55 AM

I'd imagine it'll work ok. The HD4650 is a very weak card, only draws 55W or so.

It's certainly not ideal, at some point you are probably going to want to look at a proper PSU if you are buying any kind of modern card.
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February 22, 2013 6:51:46 AM

tell me about will it run heavy games?
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February 22, 2013 1:25:11 PM

Very unlikely, but it really depends on the game.
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