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 Does a graphics card really need a 650-watt power supply?

Answer On One Hand: Not for Everyday TasksEveryday tasks, such as Internet browsing, listening to music, word processing and photo editing, will not force your graphics card to consume excessive power. In... Read More »
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Best graphics card for 300 watt power supply?

The best performing card that only requires a 300W psu is the GeForce GT240. It's the fastest and will get the highest fps in games.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as…However, the Radeon H... Read More »
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If i install a 350 watt graphic card on a 450 watt smps power supply. will it work?

It'll work but the problem is, your PSU will work FULLON to provide the power at high rate and will draw more power from the Ac board :)When you doing some high game play or video editingso the pos... Read More »
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If i get a nvidia 9800gt graphics card, will i need to upgrade my power supply from standard?

Depends on how many watts your current psu is rated at. Without looking up the 9800gt I think it requires a minimum of 400 watts. Check the system info of your computer and compare it to the minimu... Read More »
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Installing new power supply, graphics card not working.?

You may have overpowered the graphics card. Did you check how much power the graphics card could take?
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