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Poll Results: W/c GPU is best to replace my 8500GT w/ my curr PC spec

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    HD6770
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post #31 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shinjo View Post
He has a 600W PSU, can someone tell me why he should change his PSU? it's really enough for all the cards he listed, actually 6850OC or 6870OC are all great choices for you, I've used a GIGABYTE 6870OC with windforce 3X cooler and UD materials, it's really nice for me to overclock and play whatever the games I want.
Look at the sticker on the PSU. It states RIGHT ON IT, that its 216w PEAK POWER on the 12v rail. It's a 150-200w AT BEST PSU. He needs a bigger one, period.

A good quality 400w would do the trick fine, like a $25-30 Antec / Corsair / whatever. Something of quality.
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A quick google turned up thees numbers. 8500 gt max power 160W and gtx 550 max power 250W. So the PSU might struggle to power a gtx 550.
    
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post #33 of 50
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A quick google turned up thees numbers. 8500 gt max power 160W and gtx 550 max power 250W. So the PSU might struggle to power a gtx 550.
That's full system load. There's no way an 8500GT can pull 160w from the PSU. That's power draw of the whole system from the wall.

But no, there's no way his PSU will power anything over onboard and live to tell the story (and I'm surprised its still alive).
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post #34 of 50
Hi, for the res your going to be playing at a 6770 will be more than enough. But getting a 6850 would give you some headroom to upgrade your other parts later on.

Personally I'd suggest you get a GTX 460(1gb) or a 5770/6850 for optimal price/performance ratio.
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post #35 of 50
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That's full system load. There's no way an 8500GT can pull 160w from the PSU. That's power draw of the whole system from the wall.

But no, there's no way his PSU will power anything over onboard and live to tell the story (and I'm surprised its still alive).
I stand corected. Indeed the 160W is full system load.
Looks like a PSU upgrade is a must.
    
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post #36 of 50
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He has a 600W PSU, can someone tell me why he should change his PSU? it's really enough for all the cards he listed, actually 6850OC or 6870OC are all great choices for you, I've used a GIGABYTE 6870OC with windforce 3X cooler and UD materials, it's really nice for me to overclock and play whatever the games I want.
Yeah, pioneerisloud is totally correct, to be fair, we don't know how old his PSU is, let alone the fact it's output is only 216W on the +12v rail.

Other than the fact it's clearly labelled in the OP under the "Here's my PSU- 600w" line, (click "600w" to be take to pics of it), it's 18A on a single rail, self calculations are easily done to make sure the rating is correct:-
18A x 12v = 216W.

But degredation over time happens alot faster with Generic PSU's, than it ever would with a quality one. I personally know this, trust me.
If OP picked up say an XFX 450W Pro unit, he/she could run a 560Ti, but with a possible 216W, a 6770 or 450 are the only real choices, with my vote leaning for the 6770, and zero overclocking.

A good quality 450w unit won't set back too much money, and the options are much more vast, so more performance for the money becomes viable, I.E GTX 460 768MB.
 
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Thanks for all the feedback and for the time for checking my PSU's specs. Sorry for the very low quality photos.

My PSU is actually new, it just replaced my "under-warranty-from-shop" Techwill (w/c is obviously based on reviews is actually a very defective PSU). Just had this Zeno Power for about a month now.

I'm going to choose any of the following GPUs right now:
HD5770 -7,500
HD6770 -6,350
HD6850 -8,990
HD5850 -????? estimated ... 7,300
GTX460 -????? 768MB/1GB ... estimated 7,000
GTX550 -6,500

I'm going by the price right now. The only problem is the PSU.

By buying any of those GPU + 1x2GB of RAM, I will have a remaining of about Php2,000 ($45)
So w/c of these PSU would give me a best deal? (Antec looks promising on reviews but it lacks 1 PCIe 6pin if I'm going to buy a 5850.
Antec VP-450 450W
FSP HEXA 500w
Corsair CX430
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Thanks for all the feedback and for the time for checking my PSU's specs. Sorry for the very low quality photos.

My PSU is actually new, it just replaced my "under-warranty-from-shop" Techwill (w/c is obviously based on reviews is actually a very defective PSU). Just had this Zeno Power for about a month now.

I'm going to choose any of the following GPUs right now:
HD5770 -7,500
HD6770 -6,350
HD6850 -8,990
HD5850 -????? estimated ... 7,300
GTX460 -????? 768MB/1GB ... estimated 7,000
GTX550 -6,500

I'm going by the price right now. The only problem is the PSU.

By buying any of those GPU + 1x2GB of RAM, I will have a remaining of about Php2,000 ($45)
So w/c of these PSU would give me a best deal? (Antec looks promising on reviews but it lacks 1 PCIe 6pin if I'm going to buy a 5850.
Antec VP-450 450W
FSP HEXA 500w
Corsair CX430
If you want one with 2x6-pin PCI-E's, I think your best bet is Thermaltake TR2 450w, otherwise the XFX Core Edition Pro 450w are the only two remotely in your price range with 2x6-pins.

If you're not too fussed in using a 2xMolex - 6-pin Splitter, I'd go for the Antec VP-450 or Antec NeoECO if possible?
Also, if you were to get the Corsair, look for the V2 version, under "product number" or something, it should be called CX430V2.

What kinda prices do you get for the models I listed?
 
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You must live near ortigas if you bought from openpinoy.

Option 1:
Spend 4000 pesos and get either HD5670 or HD6570 which will run on any PSU. http://www.openpinoy.com/shop/step1....21049&sm_cdoe=
http://www.openpinoy.com/shop/step1....21049&sm_cdoe=

Option 2:
Spend your budget of 8000 pesos and get
a Thermaltake or HEC 500watt branded PSU for 2000 pesos, and HD6770 for 6000pesos
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
He's either got the wrong CPU listed or the wrong motherboard listed, you're right.

His motherboard is a Socket 478. His CPU is LGA775 (being a Core2Duo).

At OP:
If the above link is in fact your motherboard, none of the GPU's you've listed will work, as you lack a PCIe slot. AGP only. And at that point, might as well just keep the 8500GT you have, as it won't get much better than that.
his motherboard does have a PCie slot, I had the same one, that motherboard is Intel 945GC, so how comes it's not 775 socket ?? it's 775 socket,s and support all 775 CPUs that range from 667 to 1066 FSB speed, and the number "1333" refers the capability of the motherboard of overclocking the CPUs to that speed, and I am not sure if it supports 45nm processors though, that mine was "P5GC-MX" only without "1333" and it didn't support 45nm cpus.


also I had the same GPU the OP has and I could overclock it to double the speed in clock, and memory...

@ the OP:

back to the topic, I would choose either the 450GTS, 550GTS, or the HD5770, but check if your PSU has a six-pin connector though.
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