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200W 10A enough?

post #1 of 15
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i was recentely given a few older pc's and i managed to get one to work

specs are as follows

Pentium III 866Mhz
512 pc-133 ram
20GB IDE
200W psu ( 10A on 12v rail)
PCI slots ( no others)


this is a dell Optiplex GX110

do you guys think it will run this video card?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161011

i will mainly use it for a dual screen setup in the future and to play some light games train sim , halo etc

will the psu take it?
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post #2 of 15
With those low specs I don't see why not. But a 400W psu is getting ridiculously cheap these days.
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post #3 of 15
PSU should be ok, dunno if the PC will run Halo though...
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well , i would buy a new psu , but this is a dell , and has a strange 2nd main power plug to it and ive never seen it on any regular psu i can grab from newegg
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Pic?
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post #6 of 15
2nd main power connector? It's not an AT PSU is it? Those things have two different (9-pin I think) power connectors compared to ATX PSU's that have a 24/24-pin connector.
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post #8 of 15
It's fine.
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dylan View Post
well , i would buy a new psu , but this is a dell , and has a strange 2nd main power plug to it and ive never seen it on any regular psu i can grab from newegg
Dell used proprietary PSU cables for a few years. I believe it was around the early 2000's.
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post #10 of 15
I have the same computer lying around. I honestly doubt that card will even fit or any decent graphics card for that matter. due to the shape of the case.

EDIT: this is the version of the optiplex i have/am talking about.

http://nice.kaze.com/dell-gx110-866s.html
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