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I've got a spare pc which has 450watt CIT psu this: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/159705 it's like 1 month old at most, and i was wondering if it will run this graphics card which is xfx 6850, this: http://www.ebuyer.com/product/248886 , I know alot of you will just say the PSU is rubbish, but will it work fine? or will it kill my the GPU?
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post #2 of 17
I wouldn't worry too much about it not being able to power your card. I would be worried about it destroying my other parts.
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post #3 of 17
It shouldnt have a problem unless the CPU needs alot of power.. I run the same card on 530 watts.. the recommended minimum is 500 though.. so unless your CPU is <65W, i wouldnt do it.
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post #4 of 17
i wouldn try i, its an old half bridge design with a heavy 5v and 3.3v rail for systems pre 05 era
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post #5 of 17
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that sucks.... anyone know of a psu i could buy just to run this 6850? one that wouldn't destroy my parts haha cpu is 95watt
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post #6 of 17
Go with Corrsair PSU's ... they make a good product. Al you need is like a 650watt.
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by Thegodlynub View Post
that sucks.... anyone know of a psu i could buy just to run this 6850? one that wouldn't destroy my parts haha cpu is 95watt
A solid 500-550W

I'd choose a Corsair TX650 V2 or XFX 650 if on a budget. Also, a 650W allows you to add a second 6850 down the road
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post #8 of 17
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ouch this will cost ^^, what about a graphics card to match my 450wat cit? cheaper like this as it's only for my spare pc, I have 2x 6870 in this pc. so recommend me a GPU for my 450watt cit.


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post #9 of 17
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my spare pc has amd athlon x3 450, 4gb ram, 450watt cit psu, could someone recommend me a GPU that will run fine on 450watt that will be able to play all the games, dont care if its low settings, aslong as it plays the games in low settings i'm fine.
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post #10 of 17
How about a 5770?

Maybe a GTS 450? GTX 550Ti is also a great card
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