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9800 gtx question

by pzwned / June 17, 2008 10:33 AM PDT
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cheapo power supply
by ramarc / June 17, 2008 12:40 PM PDT
In reply to: 9800 gtx question

don't pair a $300 video card with a $20 power supply and expect happy times. spend at least $80 on a 600w unit from a good brand like antec, cooler master, corsair, thermaltake, or ocz.

as for compatibility with your motherboard, that card will work in any pci-express x16 slot. also, there's no such thing as an "intel quad core q9500 (2.2ghz)". i assume your processor is really an "amd quad core phenom 9500 (2.2ghz)".

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Good Information
by pzwned / June 17, 2008 1:00 PM PDT
In reply to: cheapo power supply

Thanks for the info. My processor is the one you stated. I'll be sure to get a better power supply.

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