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Can my Mobo support this psu?

by Kyle_94 / July 20, 2013 7:59 AM PDT
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by Jimmy Greystone / July 20, 2013 9:40 AM PDT

Sure. As long as you have, say an ATX motherboard and an ATX PSU, the wattage capacity of the PSU is irrelevant to the motherboard. It only cares that there's enough power for the CPU and anything connected directly to it, so as long as the PSU can do that, the motherboard doesn't matter.

I do have to echo Bob's comments however. You can find many better video cards for very cheap these days. Unless there's some specific reason why you're planning to use a 9800GT, like someone gave it to you for free, you could probably get something significantly better in pretty much every way for less than $50US.

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by Kyle_94 / July 20, 2013 5:04 PM PDT
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Thanks. That's helpful.

Now I just need to order the items.

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What such a dated video card?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 20, 2013 8:35 AM PDT

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