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Hello, I'm looking for the best gpu that does not require a 6 pin connector. I want a little upgrade for this rig that I am working on. I don't usually buy low end gpu's but he is limited to a 400 watt psu with 15 amps on the 12v rail. Right now he has a Nvidia 6 series gpu. Any recommendations?

Thanks, Joe
post #2 of 14
Probably some of the 9800GTs?
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post #3 of 14
His power supply doesn't have a 6-pin connector? What power supply does he have? Is his mobo PCI-E x16 or AGP etc?
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post #4 of 14
15A on the 12V rail? No way he could run a 9800GT.
My 8800GT requires 30A on the 12V rail.
post #5 of 14
From what I know the ATi 5670 don't require any extra 6/8pin.
Should be a lot better than the gefore 6 series!
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post #6 of 14
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Originally Posted by faraz1729 View Post
Probably some of the 9800GTs?
Was thinking the same, get a 9800GT Green/eco or whatever its called. It doesn't require additional power IIRC. TBH with that much power I dont think you can run any of the newer GPUs at all.
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post #7 of 14
GT240, GT430 both fit the bill nicely. 96 cores and packing at least 512mb of video ram, should be more than enough for most anything. Word of advice: if you go with the 240, do not get the DDR3 version, get one with GDDR5. The massive bandwidth boost translates to a ~20% increase in performance, and it uses slightly less power.

Dunno about anything on ATI/AMD's side of the pond, havent really looked.
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post #8 of 14
molex to 6 pin not an option?
with a 400w you can at least get a gts 450 or 5770 in there
post #9 of 14
Which PSU does he have?
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Radeon HD5670.
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