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(NT) What is my PSU rated 2?

by KevSmith / November 21, 2005 7:28 PM PST

I am almost afraid to admit this but i am thinking of buying an xfx 7800gtx 512 BUT dont know if my power supply is rated to handle this , do i hav to open up the PC case (which i dont want to do) or is there a way i can tell on windows XP

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You will need
by retired / November 21, 2005 10:03 PM PST

to physically look at the label attached to the PSU to get it's specs. However, if you have the manual that came with the computer or are able to google the make and model you may be able to get it that way.

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You will need ...
by Kees Bakker / November 21, 2005 10:15 PM PST

to open the case anyway to install this video card. So once you've decided to buy it, you reasonably can't find any reason not to do so. And if you decide not to buy it, there's no need to do it.

And, of course, you can always find a shop to install the card and replace the power (and cooling, maybe) if necessary, if you don't dare yourself.


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What is my............?
by 09Bentley / November 23, 2005 5:32 AM PST

Go to Belard and they will give you the model No's of all your hardware--everything on your PC. Then go to and see what will work.

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