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@OP: OK since NO ONE ELSE has bothered to ask. What Power Supply are you using in your rig? does it have the plugs needed for the higher end video cards? (1x8 pin, 1x6 pin, 2x six pin etc). Whats the wattage of your PSU? Will it have enough juice to power your system and the new GPU without getting too close to max?
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Originally Posted by Erick Silver;12451198 
Uh..... Guys? Has anyone bothered to ask what kind of PSU he is using? That will definatley determine whether or not he can even run some of your selections.
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Originally Posted by Erick Silver;12451849 
@OP: OK since NO ONE ELSE has bothered to ask. What Power Supply are you using in your rig? does it have the plugs needed for the higher end video cards? (1x8 pin, 1x6 pin, 2x six pin etc). Whats the wattage of your PSU? Will it have enough juice to power your system and the new GPU without getting too close to max?

Last time I checked the OP he was asking for a GPU recommendation, not if his PSU was adequate enough. Most contemporary cards in the $150-$200 dollar price range are usualy 2x 6-Pin and I bet none of them use an 8-Pin.

You should worry more about your PSU instead of his.. Ultras are garbage.
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well i actually forgot about taking my PSU into consideration, my mobo (Gigabyte 965P-DS3) should be compatiable right? Ill check my psu when i get home, i'm currently out of town for a few more days
Edited by Hawkman - 2/20/11 at 4:40pm
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