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Windows 7: What graphics card could I run with this PSU?

15 Jan 2011   #1
ian986

Windows 7 64
 
 
What graphics card could I run with this PSU?

Hi I bought a HIS ATI radeon Graphics card and my windows aero score went down but up on gaming I dont plays games on my PC but the graphics side of WEI score is quite low that is why bought a new card, but did not get improvement I was looking for so I will post a picture of PSU Specs let me know what you think I can power with this, As I will proberly go to shop to exchange it tomorrow

Thanks




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15 Jan 2011   #2
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Hello there, could you elaborate more?

Which ATI Radeon card did you buy?

Which PSU do you have?

Here's my chart for Graphics Cards/PSU, requirements, wattage and amperage

Planning to upgrade your Graphics Card? Read First...
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15 Jan 2011   #3
ian986

Windows 7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Punkster View Post
Hello there, could you elaborate more?

Which ATI Radeon card did you buy?

Which PSU do you have?

Here's my chart for Graphics Cards/PSU, requirements, wattage and amperage

Planning to upgrade your Graphics Card? Read First...

Thanks for the link
I have now atttached picture of PSU so I hope that make sense
I have HIS HD5450 Now which I purchased last week by looking at that link you sent the best card I can run in my machine is HD5670.
Thanks for fast reply
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15 Jan 2011   #4
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Well, actually you can go with a 5670 because the wattage of your PSU is enough, but you'll be a little tight with amperage, also.. your PSU has 2 +12V Rails, so that means you have to balance them or the PSU could be unstable
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16 Jan 2011   #5
smarteyeball

 
 

Also - do not take the WEI as gospel. It's a very poor benchmark to compare real world usage to.
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16 Jan 2011   #6
ian986

Windows 7 64
 
 

Well the I pickup up a HIS HD5670 Today and the aero score and gaming has gone up to 7.0 on both went from the weekest part of the system to the stongest video does seem slightly better to and strangley the sound has got better as I running this through the graphics card to HDMI then the my receiver. I am very happy with results thanks for your help and advice.
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16 Jan 2011   #7
Punkster

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit)
 
 

Glad to hear it worked out for the best this thread is ready to be marked as solved...
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