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post #11 of 21
My X800 All-In-Wonder works on a 300W. All the AGP version needs is a floppy disk power connector. And the PCI-E version doesn't need any external power at all, if I recall correctly.

Get an X800 All-In-Wonder XT PCI-E and toss my OC on it.. You got a $40 card that will do COD4 pretty damn well! I had Crysis running on it too!
post #12 of 21
I am running at eVGA 8600GTS in an HTPC on only a 270W PSU. So I would suggest an 8600GTS, an 8500GT, and probably the best card for what you need, the HD 4670.
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post #13 of 21
Should be able to handle a 8600GT or even better depends on PSU. I remember when I had a 8600Gt running with a 300W Bestec PSU.
 
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post #14 of 21
Like others before I recommend ATI HD 4670, no power connector required, you should make a poll
    
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post #15 of 21
4670 would be perfect.
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post #16 of 21
No need for a poll. 4670 is cheap and fast. It doesn't use much power.
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4670
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post #18 of 21
i can vouch for the 4670, fast, cheap, doesnt need much power.

you can play everything and anything on high with 1280x1024 being the minimum resolution.
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post #19 of 21
4670, because it doesn't require any extra power plugs

300W will be enough power also for these: 9800GT (8800GT), 4830, 3870, 9600GT, 9600 GSO, 3850
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by xwinx View Post
4670, because it doesn't require any extra power plugs

300W will be enough power also for these: 9800GT (8800GT), 4830, 3870, 9600GT, 9600 GSO, 3850
Not if you have a no-name PSU. 8800GTs require 26A on the 12V rail (entire system). Many cheap PSUs don't have a strong 12V rail.
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