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Old 07-23-2005, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default MSI 6600GT on Low PSU

Ok guys, instead of getting my parts all at once, I am going to get them a part at a time. I want to get a MSI AGP 8X/4X 6600GT 128MB card, and I have like a 270W PSU on this older computer. Since my MoBo currently is AGP 4X/8X compatible, I was just gonna stick it in here until I get my new MoBo and case and such. Here is the link to the card:

I don't care if it can run it's full potential, it will soon. I just want to make sure the fan will run ok and keep it cool.

I have a 1.8 Ghz P4 and 768 RAM in this computer. I have the standard integrated audio, and really there isn't much needed to be powered on my computer...

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Old 07-23-2005, 09:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you know everything else your gonna get inside the PC, then work out how many molex connectors you are going to need.

My 6600GT needs a free 12v molex connector on the PSU (the big ones with 4 chunky pins), this then plugs into the top side of the card. So plan ahead and make sure you have a free molex connector!

BTW, I hope you're planning on getting a new PSU, cos 270w is pants.

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Old 07-23-2005, 10:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yea you really want to upgrade that psu you'll probably have power issues if you dont.
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