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post #11 of 13
Yeah don't play any games with that card until you have a power supply.. you'll be out a power supply at best, and may take some other components with it if you have really crappy luck..

$85-$100 should get you a decent 700W Antec PSU or maybe even a Corsair on sale.

You're going to need a PSU at some point anyway, so for the nice GPU upgrade it's definitely worth it. That card is worth more than the PSU will cost you, and is a nice improvement over the 460 for sure!
post #12 of 13
He's trading down because AMD drivers sucks.

Never again, for me. I'll take a slower card any day.
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Originally Posted by Fantasy View Post

as I said above nop you need at least 650-750W
A few months ago I would probably have agreed with this, but around christmas time I bought a friend of mine a a 6970 2GB and when I went to install it for him I noticed he only had a 6 year old 375watt Dell/Foxconn POS psu so I rigged it up anyway and 5 months later hes still gaming hard. So I did a bit of research and found this to be the case alot of the time, manufacturers exagerate and "Noob Proof" minimum power requirements. So I think 550 is adequate just don't overclock the hell out if it and you should be fine.thumb.gif
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