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Old 10-23-2009, 08:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I have a only a dual core cpu for now, until I upgrade. Should I go for the 750?

How do I find the others specs like the 12v and such?
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How do I find the others specs like the 12v and such?
Usually it says in the specs.

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I have a only a dual core cpu for now, until I upgrade. Should I go for the 750?
CPUs hardly matter at all. Unless you have 2 powerful GPUs, 750 is going to be excessive.
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Right now you should change nothing... or buy it initially with the better psu.

You don't need it now... and unless you have the upgrade money right now... prices drop all the time, and is a crappy ideas to do it now.
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So 450 watts is decent for now? I plan on buying a mediocre graphics card, then I'll upgrade to a more powerful one when I get into serious gaming.

Buy the XFX GeForce GT220 Video Card at TigerDirect.ca

Will it need more than 450 watts?

And guys, what do people use HDMI's ports for in their PCs? Do they hook up blu rays to them lol?
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And any graphics card that's name has GeForce in it, is manufactured by nVidia right?
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So 450 watts is decent for now? I plan on buying a mediocre graphics card, then I'll upgrade to a more powerful one when I get into serious gaming.

Buy the XFX GeForce GT220 Video Card at TigerDirect.ca

Will it need more than 450 watts?

And guys, what do people use HDMI's ports for in their PCs? Do they hook up blu rays to them lol?
That won't even need 450W. The HDMI ports on cards are going to be output only eg monitors, TV etc

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That won't even need 450W. The HDMI ports on cards are going to be output only eg monitors, TV etc



Right.
I have a friend who runs it with 350, duo core and 2 HDD.
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The thing is theres a difference between a good 450w power supply and a bad one...
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i would look at this card instead, which is a little better than the gt220 in just about every game, and it costs a little less. it should work with that power supply also, since it says it requires a 400w.
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