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GTX 650 TI

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December 16, 2012 11:40:40 PM

I have a 650 TI and I want to install it on my computer I have a dell studios xps 8100 everything on it is the defalt stuff, the only tihng i changed was the power supply (500 watt) but when I put the video card in the computer only stays on for a few seconds (30 at most) how big a power supply do you think I need to get this video card working smoothly?

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a b U Graphics card
December 16, 2012 11:47:11 PM

500Watt should work, have you installed all your drivers for the GPU, that could be the problem
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December 16, 2012 11:48:34 PM

The computer wont stay on long enough for me to install the drivers, the Computer closes and starts up again.
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a b U Graphics card
December 16, 2012 11:51:36 PM

dogeee said:
The computer wont stay on long enough for me to install the drivers, the Computer closes and starts up again.


Plug your monitor into the port on the back of your MOBO and then install the drivers.

if you cant start the PC or it will only stay on for a little you PSU might be messed up
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December 16, 2012 11:52:50 PM

What power supply did you purchase. Seems very odd behavior for a computer to act that way.
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December 16, 2012 11:56:08 PM

cool master
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a b U Graphics card
December 16, 2012 11:57:50 PM

dogeee said:
cool master


Im doing fine with my cooler master PSU whats the name of the actual PSU?
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December 17, 2012 12:00:31 AM

The series name/ model number these things will help us identify the PSU
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a b U Graphics card
December 17, 2012 12:10:23 AM

based on this review and a few others you might have to get a new PSU

----Pros: Looks nice, has plenty of plugs.

Cons: Sporadic power downs. Doesn't have enough power to run an i5-2500k at stock speeds, 1 7200rpm hard drive, and a Nvidia 650 Ti video card. Either I have a bad unit or it's just not enough power. Really only runs about 360 watts of power, not 500. Would not recommend for a gaming system, which is what I purchased it for (budget gaming system).

Other Thoughts: Don't buy for a gaming system and don't get it if you need more than 360 watt system power.----

I wish you the best, but you might just have to ask for a PSU these holidays
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December 17, 2012 12:11:49 AM

think santa will leave one under my tree?
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December 17, 2012 12:22:22 AM

dogeee said:
think santa will leave one under my tree?


Hell yea, santa is leaving me a new GPU :) 
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a b U Graphics card
December 17, 2012 12:40:58 AM

Yes see if you can get an RMA on it
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December 17, 2012 1:13:35 AM

Best answer selected by dogeee.
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December 17, 2012 1:13:52 AM

thanks everyone for the quick great answers everyone was a big help
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