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Greetings!

A couple of days ago, my GPU (an 9600GS from ASUS) started overheating.
It was a passive-cooled card so it had no fans. I tried redoing the thermal paste but that didn't work, it was still overheating.

I don't feel like investing in a GPU cooler for this card as it probably won't solve the problem (Help with this issue is appreciated though!) so I decided to buy a new one.

I found a good budget card, the Sapphire edition of the 6750 (512mb GDDR5).

You can see the card I'm talking about HERE (It's a dutch website)

My question:

Will my 300W PSU that came with the HP computer be good enough to support this card?
I did some research and this site:
http://www.hwcompare.com/5547/geforce-9600-gso-512mb-vs-radeon-hd-6750/

States that the 6750 consumes 4 watts LESS than the 9600GS.
That might be my answer but I'd really like your opinions on this..

Thanks in advance!
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    Probably be fine although under manufacturers recommendation. They have as well HD7750 in stock for 90+ EURO which is the most powerful card that will run on a 300watt.
  2. rolli59 said:
    Probably be fine although under manufacturers recommendation. They have as well HD7750 in stock for 90+ EURO which is the most powerful card that will run on a 300watt.


    I might consider getting the 7750 but I have to make sure the pc won't crash while gaming
  3. I guess I can safely buy a 6750/7750 then.. Thanks rolli59
  4. Best answer selected by Brad C.
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