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I guess we're stuck with 79GS's until better low end DX10 comes around, hah
It is out, the lower 80 series cost less than $100.
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Yeah, I'd wait until you have a new PSU to use the card...
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Oh and I wouldn't trust that RaidMax PSU as far as I can toss it. RaidMax PSUs are very cheap.
I trust it. I've had it for a while now and haven't had any problems. I read alot of reviews on it to before I bought it. Almost all of them said it was pretty reliable and solid. If worst comes to worst, I can just save for a new one.

Edit: Or it will fry my whole system. But what can ya do?
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I trust it. I've had it for a while now and haven't had any problems. I read alot of reviews on it to before I bought it. Almost all of them said it was pretty reliable and solid. If worst comes to worst, I can just save for a new one.

Edit: Or it will fry my whole system. But what can ya do?
buy a new 1 before something bad happens.....
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It is out, the lower 80 series cost less than $100.
i mean something along the lines of 8800GT or 8900GT
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i mean something along the lines of 8800GT or 8900GT
but that is not lower end is it?

But back on topic, I read some reviews on the PSU and they seem OK budget PSU's.

Does anyone know why the 2900XT need so much power? Performance/Power wise it is horrible.
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but that is not lower end is it?

But back on topic, I read some reviews on the PSU and they seem OK budget PSU's.

Does anyone know why the 2900XT need so much power? Performance/Power wise it is horrible.
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read post 8#
That doesn't explain anything at all, it just listed the system requirements.
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I finally got the card. It runs just as I had hoped. Although I only got a mere ~8400 in 3dmark06. I'm pretty sure that is because of my stock 4800+ and value ram. Next upgrade is to quad-core after the price drops.
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sweet ill be getting a 2900xt soon
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