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Can anyone suggest a cheap(ish) graphics card that would work on a 350w PSU.

Many thanks,

~Fibre
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What brand/model number is the PSU?
    
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which psu?.......is it a 350 watt psu, or is it a "350 watt" 200 watt psu?
    
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post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;12970673 
What brand/model number is the PSU?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vlasov_581;12970676 
which psu?.......is it a 350 watt psu, or is it a "350 watt" 200 watt psu?

I think its an oem PSU, ill have a check on the PSU in a sec.


EDIT: Its a Chieftec 350w PSU

its a chieftec GPS-350EB-101A
Edited by fibre_optics - 4/2/11 at 6:31am
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i dont know if a gt430 is ok? or what
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post #6 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by fibre_optics;12971074 
i dont know if a gt430 is ok? or what

It looks like a semi-decent power supply according to what I've seen.
You could go that route, or you could search the forums for a used 5750/5770.
    
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post #7 of 12
chieftec.jpg

It seems to be a rebranded Delta PSU. Should be good quality.
post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;12971109 
It looks like a semi-decent power supply according to what I've seen.
You could go that route, or you could search the forums for a used 5750/5770.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Riou;12971119 
chieftec.jpg

It seems to be a rebranded Delta PSU. Should be good quality.


Thanks guys reps given!
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post #9 of 12
ummm.....idk about a 5770......what other hardware are you running?
    
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post #10 of 12
Yea, I would hesitate running a 5770 on that. Does it even have a PCIE 6 pin? I would look for the best card you can find that doesn't need extra power from a 6 pin.
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