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yes, but with the money from those three you can afford a GTX 260, so do that. GTS 250 is pretty much a waste of money at this point. The GTX 260 is the mid-range GPU to beat these days, sorta like the 8800GT a year or so ago.
 

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should i get rid of my 9600 9500 and 8600 for a GTS 250?
One thing to look at from here is anything from the 9800 to the 295 will require more power..I found out the hard way. I Smoked a 550w power supply(folding 24/7) and put in a 730-750w max. Asus told me I need 800w for all that I have running. Good luck on your upgrade and keep posted...

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One thing to look at from here is anything from the 9800 to the 295 will require more power..I found out the hard way. I Smoked a 550w power supply(folding 24/7) and put in a 730-750w max. Asus told me I need 800w for all that I have running. Good luck on your upgrade and keep posted...

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GTX 260 will run fine on a good brand 550w (Antec, Corsair, etc), so will a GTX 285.

295 on the other hand will not, you should have known that. Folding 24/7 on a GTX 295 with a 550w is just dumb.
 

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GTX 260 will run fine on a good brand 550w (Antec, Corsair, etc), so will a GTX 285.

295 on the other hand will not, you should have known that. Folding 24/7 on a GTX 295 with a 550w is just dumb.


Yet I have the 9800GTX folding and it smoked the PSU. I just recomend having a tad more than needed now since Burning up 3 PSUs. The main thing to look at is all the drives lights fans and anything extra running on 1 or x2 12v rail. The 550w was running on a x2 12v thats what smoked it. To much and to little. The 9600GT in my other has a 440w feeding it and its ok just when game time it does not feed enough, folding holds up but no games.(lol Son gets mad when trying and games stop)

Extra never hurts Chuck D
 
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