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Old 07-13-2007, 03:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tbsk8er04 View Post
what about NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT?
The 8500GT is a terrible card for gaming. If you still need something cheaper than post again.

Your also gonna need a more powerful power supply. This should do:
Newegg.com - Rosewill Stallion Series RD500-2-DB ATX V2.2 500W Dual 8cm Ball Bearing Fan Power Supply 115/230 V UL, CSA, TUV, FCC - Retail

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Um what CPU do you have? if it's a dell then you may not have a powerful enough CPu for the most powerful card. Video cards have GDDR memory not DDR. The memory on video cards has absolutley nothing to do with compatibility of your RAM...

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what are you rig specs?
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Old 07-13-2007, 06:57 PM   #14 (permalink)
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All I can say is, make sure your power supply has enough Wattage to feed the video card, and has enough AMPs to keep it alive.

Could you give the specifications for your computer or at least give the kind of Dell you have?
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:29 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I have a dell e521 with amd dual processors 3600 and a 305 watt power supply

here's my specs:

Dimension E521 Product Details

do i have enoguh power supply for a nvidia geforce 8600 gt?

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