Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › Can I run an ATI HD 4650 or a Nvidia 9800gt on a 305 watt PSU?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Can I run an ATI HD 4650 or a Nvidia 9800gt on a 305 watt PSU? - Page 3

post #21 of 23
There is a huge difference between a 4650 and a 9800GT. In both power consumption and performance. A 4670 uses only a little more power but comes much closer to the 9800GT performance wise (its roughly equal to a 9600GT) while a 4650 is closer to a 9400/9500GT. For what you want to do it makes a big difference. However a 5570 is also a good option to consider if you can though I'm not exactly sure where it sits performance wise.
ThunderHorse
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom X3 720 Gigabyte 990 FXA-UD3 Radeon HD6790 Ripjaws 1600mhz 2X4GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
SpinPoint F3 1TB X 2 RAID 0 USB DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 ASUS VW222U 
PowerCaseMouse
Silverstone ST60F-P Asus Vento (Temp) Microsoft Intellimouse 3.0 
  hide details  
Reply
ThunderHorse
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom X3 720 Gigabyte 990 FXA-UD3 Radeon HD6790 Ripjaws 1600mhz 2X4GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
SpinPoint F3 1TB X 2 RAID 0 USB DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64 ASUS VW222U 
PowerCaseMouse
Silverstone ST60F-P Asus Vento (Temp) Microsoft Intellimouse 3.0 
  hide details  
Reply
post #22 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by MeTall3d View Post
No its above my budget.
Ok, then the HD4650 or HD4670 are your best choices without upgrading the PSU.
Money dump
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k 4.4Ghz @ 1.22v ASRock Z77 Pro4 Sapphire R9 Nano @ Fury X clocks Crucial Ballistix VLP 2x8GB 1600 @ 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 830 128GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Sony DVD/Rw 24x Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme + GT AP-14 Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung U24E590D UHD Saitek Eclipse II Seasonic Prime 850w Titanium Corsair Carbide Air 540 
MouseAudio
Steelseries Xai Asus Xonar D1 / M-Audio AV40 / Ultrasone HFI-650 
  hide details  
Reply
Money dump
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k 4.4Ghz @ 1.22v ASRock Z77 Pro4 Sapphire R9 Nano @ Fury X clocks Crucial Ballistix VLP 2x8GB 1600 @ 2133 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 830 128GB SSD, Seagate 3TB, Samsung 1TB Sony DVD/Rw 24x Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme + GT AP-14 Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung U24E590D UHD Saitek Eclipse II Seasonic Prime 850w Titanium Corsair Carbide Air 540 
MouseAudio
Steelseries Xai Asus Xonar D1 / M-Audio AV40 / Ultrasone HFI-650 
  hide details  
Reply
post #23 of 23
My guess is that any card without the extra 6pin power plug would work.
Edited by Kasp1js - 4/10/11 at 2:58am
Dunno
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3550 Asrock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 MSI HD7850 1GB Kingston Hyperx Blu 2x2GB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston Hyperx Blu 2x4GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1tb Intel 330 60Gb SSD Scythe Mugen 2 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 8 Pro Acer AL2416W Samsung 940n Chieftec 750w 
Case
Thermaltake V4 
  hide details  
Reply
Dunno
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3550 Asrock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 MSI HD7850 1GB Kingston Hyperx Blu 2x2GB 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston Hyperx Blu 2x4GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1tb Intel 330 60Gb SSD Scythe Mugen 2 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Windows 8 Pro Acer AL2416W Samsung 940n Chieftec 750w 
Case
Thermaltake V4 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Graphics Cards - General
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › Graphics Cards - General › Can I run an ATI HD 4650 or a Nvidia 9800gt on a 305 watt PSU?