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#1 Gothmog

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 03:14 AM

I currently have an ATI Radeon 9000Pro AGP 4x card, in a somewhat old mobo w/ P4 2.8 Ghz proc and 512 Mb of ram (soon to be 2x512 Mb DDR266). I'm looking for gaming performance, since load times are getting terrible with all the new releases and frame rates are getting hilariously low.

my upgrade in mind is the SAPPHIRE Radeon X800GTO b/c of all its good reviews and mid range price. My PSU is stock and I'm not sure if it is enough for a bigger card. I have 2 optical drives, 2 HDs and the PSU ratings are +3.3v 28 A +5.0v 30A +12V 15A 300W max (looks like a POS)

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Posted 06 April 2006 - 03:25 AM

Sapphire recommends 350W or better, so you are a bit short. The card eats 50-60W.
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