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Old 01-24-2006, 03:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can i plug a video card that requires 350watt power supply into a 200watt power supply?

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Old 01-24-2006, 03:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, you will probably damage the video card, but i cant see why not =P

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Old 01-24-2006, 03:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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okie i have a compaq presario S3200NX that i bought 2yrs ago. thrusday i bought the 6600GT evga card without checking the watt required (stupid me). if i buy http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817190005 will everything still work? http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/d...name=c00001661 for my comps specifications. ram is at 756
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Old 01-24-2006, 03:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yea it looks alright. Don't expcet any miracles though.

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Old 01-24-2006, 05:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I would go for a 'dual rail' power supply. I think its better to spend the extra $$$ especially if you decide to up-grade.
These are 'dual rail 12volt' p/s that are less than $100.
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Old 01-24-2006, 06:00 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This is probably the best one for your budget.

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