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Old 12-08-2005, 06:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just recieved my BFG 6600GT OC, but the power supply that I ordered is back-ordered and won't be here for another week or so. I have a 250W PSU right now, but the card recommends a 350W PSU. Is it important for me to wait until I get my new PSU before I do the installation of the card?

I don't know if it matters or not, but I do not have much in my computer. It is just 1 hard drive, 1 DVD, 1 CD Burner, sound card, and a network card.


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Old 12-08-2005, 06:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend that you wait for the PSU to come in stock or just buy a different PSU

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Old 12-08-2005, 06:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That was fast.

I'll just wait then. It was only a 2-5 day wait time, plus shipping.

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Old 12-08-2005, 06:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would personally wait, but I ran a vanilla 6600 on a 250w hp powersupply and it kept up. But I returned the 6600 within two weeks so I didn't have it for long
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Old 12-08-2005, 07:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yea you should wait. The last thing you want to happen is your 250W PSU craps out on you and takes your 6600GT down with it...
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Old 12-08-2005, 08:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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ya wait, dont risk anything

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