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What's the PSU requirement for the GPU ?

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How old is your system ?


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How old is the PC?

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Bought in January 2005 so nearly 4 years old

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Should work but depends on your PSU....they deteriorate

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So a 3.5 year old 350W PSU may be marginal. The worst that can happen is you end up buying a more robust PSU if the existing unit isn't up to the task.

The other thing is...don't forget to consider a new PC. You're adding RAM, video and maybe another PSU. Adding that up takes you closer to making a new PC worth exploring.


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Thanks for the advice the only reason im not buying a new pc is im on a tight budget and in time will upgrade the PSU just not at the moment.


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(NT) Understand....let us know hown it works out.

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