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To OP: There was a Grand Prix race yesterday in your country. WHY DIDN'T YOU INVITE ME!!!????
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What about his PSU guys?

Note: did not read the entire thread
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AgentHydra View Post
I managed to get my GTS 450 new for $80, anything more than that though and you're better of getting a different card.

GTX 460 768MB is probably your best option if your PSU is up for it.

What brand is your PSU?
I think it's a CM extreme power 460W. I assembled my rig around early December 2008 and I'm quite pleased with everything except the gfx card. I've just checked nvidia's site and the minimum recommended system power for the GTX460 is 450W. Hmm, 10W difference...

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Originally Posted by Cyclops View Post
To OP: There was a Grand Prix race yesterday in your country. WHY DIDN'T YOU INVITE ME!!!????
Heheh sorry, I forgot that there was a grand prix race yesterday. Cba with those stuff, makes me feel like sleeping when watching it on tv
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fiskan View Post
I think it's a CM extreme power 460W. I assembled my rig around early December 2008 and I'm quite pleased with everything except the gfx card. I've just checked nvidia's site and the minimum recommended system power for the GTX460 is 450W. Hmm, 10W difference...
Only thing is, its labeled power output is not correct. It would be cutting it very close. You could probably get away with a 460 because a dual core is a lot less load. If you ever upgraded to a quad, you'd need a new PSU.
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try and find a nother used 9800gt for like 40-50$ and save up for a better pc
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Guys, I unplugged the card from the system and tried starting it up. The mobo beeped once. With the card plugged in, the was no beep. Does this confirm that it is my gfx card that's failing? If it is, I am so dead set to get a new card
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