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Old 03-10-2005, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if an ATI 9600XT 256mb card will work in my K7S5A motherboard with a 300W powersupply. I reckon it should, but I want to be positive before I open the box.
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Old 03-10-2005, 02:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Since your motherboard has an open 4X AGP slot, and it's an AGP 8X card, it will work but not at it's full potential. The power supply doesn't have a lot to do with it working or not unless you run a heavy load on power..

Your card should definitely work.
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They make a 256mb version of the 9600XT? DAMMMMMMMMMM, wish I had researched that before I bought the 128MB version...

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Old 03-10-2005, 04:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That's odd, I thought the early xt's where only 128mb. Interesting.
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Yeah, but this is a more modern Xt, came out with the 9800XT.
Thanks for all your help guys.
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