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Old 05-30-2004, 10:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Power connection for my graphics card?????

Ok, i plan on buying a new graphics card, but the one i'm currently looking at needs external power. I have checked and i have the 250Watt power supply which is needed, but the thing is i don't know if i have the connection to my PC's internal power supply. can some one help???

Oh and i have a dell 4600, if that helps.
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Old 05-30-2004, 12:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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almost all power supplies have extra connectors you can use. what video card?
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Old 05-30-2004, 12:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I was looking at this one.

---> http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...8523&CatId=694 <----

not sure because its alot of money for me right now. so...
i've been leaning towards this card

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...9601&CatId=694

it seems to be a good card for the money. so give me your opinion on this, it would help.

ps. all prices listed as canadian , go canada
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get the ati 9600 xt it is a realy gud card alot betta than that nVidia for the money its in my opinion the best buy of anythin atm
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cool thanks for the opinion, i think i will buy the 9600 xt.
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u sed uve got a dell? my gfs got one and it doesnt have a agp slot so she had to get a FX5200 pci which aint that gud tbh. so if i were u id check uve got the agp slot.
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yeah my current card uses the AGP slot, so ya i have one, and it supports AGP8X, i checked because my friend recently bought a vid card and his didn't support 8X, he was pissed.
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Look throughout this forum and you will 9600XT all over the place, Definately go with the 9600XT way better than the Nvidia Card IMO. Wow posted a little late once i posted and got back to the thread there were already 4 more posts up lol
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Go with the 9600 xt but I would suggest the 256 mb version
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yea defently the 9600XT. I have the 9600 pro and the XT is better then the pro. But for the money its a great video card.
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