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Old 06-03-2004, 06:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is a 350W Power Supply ok with a 9800 Pro card and a athlon 64 3200? will it be enough to run Half-Life 2?

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Old 06-03-2004, 06:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Here's a link that tells you how much watts you need.

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Old 06-03-2004, 06:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It should be fine. I'm running a 9800 Pro under my 350w PSU. But i have a Athlon XP though.
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Old 06-03-2004, 07:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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A bare minimum.....I would recommend going higher to 400-420 watts if you can

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Old 06-06-2004, 07:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 06-06-2004, 07:11 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Ya, go for a higher rating. It will see you a long way.


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