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Old 11-12-2004, 06:38 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Is there any way I can determine if my computer has enough extra wattage to spare? Here are the relevant stats: 2Ghz P4, 100Mhz FSB, 256MB RDRAM, 40Gb HD, a cdrw drive, dvdrom drive, 3.5inch floppy, integrated sound, nothing else I can think of. And a 250 watt power supply.

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Old 11-12-2004, 02:30 PM   #12 (permalink)
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that site will give you a pretty good idea

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Old 11-12-2004, 05:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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According to that site, if I use a radeon 9800 pro and add 256mb of rdram, I'll need a 276 watt power supply, which leaves me 26 watts short, if that website is accurate.

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