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Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade
06/26/15 04:03 AM


> I'm presuming this is a 250W PSU which I guess means I need to upgrade (Geforce 9800
> GTX has minimum 450w requirement).....

It draws nowhere near that much! You're quoting a plausible "minimum requirement" to power the video card + everything else. Like I said before, in the vicinity of 500 Watts will do.

Never mind that it's 250 watts, the old PSU only has a single 12V line rated at 8 amps. That's barely enough for anything, it's probably suffering as it is. Definitely put it out of its misery. Also no modern PSU worth its salt asks you to "select the right voltage", they all do that automatically. I wouldn't trust that thing even in an office PC.

The 9800 GTX+ had lower power requirements than non-plus 9800 GTX , and the 2xx series card that was based on the 9800 GTX+ presumably even lower.

/EDIT

I looked that up for you. It's the GTS 250, maybe those are easier to find, or cheaper. And it does draw about 30 watts less power at full load.

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* Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty 06/18/15 03:01 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  06/19/15 04:47 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  06/19/15 10:02 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  06/19/15 10:18 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  06/22/15 02:32 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  06/25/15 09:55 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  06/26/15 04:03 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  06/26/15 10:33 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  06/26/15 08:56 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  07/20/15 10:56 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  07/21/15 12:39 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Traso  07/26/15 08:46 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Traso  07/20/15 10:58 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  08/11/15 09:15 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  08/12/15 03:12 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  08/14/15 01:39 AM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade jonathancarty  08/14/15 08:48 PM
. * Re: Bespoke Arcades Synergy Upgrade Sune  08/15/15 01:30 AM

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