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The 9500GT pulls 45W maximum load. The 5670 draws a bit more, being in the 70W range.
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Originally Posted by rivaldog;12922275 
After raging at my camera, I was able to obtain a legible picture with my cell phone >.>

It's meh, but not terrible. Bestec got a bad reputation for one of their PSUs which tended to fry motherboards due to a bad +5VSB design, and they had another model that's prone to premature failure, but the vast majority of their units are adequate.

Also since it's a TFX unit there are very few affordable replacements. SeaSonic and FSP are the only companies who sell retail TFX units, and SeaSonic's has a protruding fan that prevents compatibility in many cases.



Basically it's ok to use it, but next time build your machine from scratch. Upgrading pre-builts is just a pain.
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yeah man, no joke.... I was only 12 when I got this computer though XP thanks a lot for the advice guys, I'll be making my purchases soon =)

and saving my money to build my own computer for skyrim over the summer XD
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129;12922317 
It's meh, but not terrible. Bestec got a bad reputation for one of their PSUs which tended to fry motherboards due to a bad +5VSB design, and they had another model that's prone to premature failure, but the vast majority of their units are adequate.
Ah, good to know. I was helping the original poster in the original thread about this but wasn't 100% sure on the PSU when I found out it was a 250W slimline Dell model (though no picture was posted until now so I didn't know anything about what it was). +Rep since I wasn't sure of that exact PSU and was waiting for someone to drop by and fill in the original poster about it. I knew Dell PSU were "alright" in the past but the only Bestec I knew of was, you guessed it, one of those bad ones.

@rivaldog, sounds like you're finally good to go on this, so enjoy it. Just for reference, a GeForce 9500GT is about a GeForce 8600GTS (which I had at one point), and the Radeon 5670 is just a hair under the GeForce 8800GT (which I also had at one point). I made that same jump, so let me say, get ready to see about twice to three times the power.
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Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet :3 lol I love you guys xD this community rocks

Thanks a lot to every one who posted in here with any advice, very much appreciated =)
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