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6800 ultra

Discussion in 'Games' started by gawpington, Sep 14, 2005.

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  1. gawpington

    gawpington Thread Starter

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    hi,
    this is sort of a gaming question so here goes. is a 300w power supply enough to run this card plus two hard drives dvd-rw, cd-rw , foppy disk and fans etc or should i throw in a more powerful one.i'm not having any problems but then again i've only just put the card in.thanks in advance
    gawpington
     
  2. Scorpion

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    No. I'd get at least a 450 supply for that lot. Then you can still add more, like usb stuff, with no probs.

    Scorp.
     
  3. gawpington

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    thanks for the reply scorpion. yeah, you just confirmed what i thought, worth it though to run that juicy card.
     
  4. in3rt!a

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    the 6800Ultra eats power like crazy. you should splurge for a 7800, which was optimized to use less energy, and therefor produce less heat. and its considerably more powerful. best of both worlds :)
     
  5. DarkLite

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    The 6800U sucks power like an essex blonde.

    You'll need at LEAST a 450W PSU.
     
  6. gawpington

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    thanks for the replies guys, so its a new psu then, mind you the essex blond seems like a good alternative
     
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