Question about Intel Motherboard
Motherboard: MSI K9A2 platinum
ram: 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM
dvd-rw drives 2
HDD: 320GB 7200 3.5''
CPU: AMD ATHLON 64x2 dual core processor 5000+ 2.6GHZ
Bare minumum for a 8800gt graphics card is 450 watts BUT seeing as you have a decent gaming rig in order to squeeze every last drop of performance out of your rig you are going to want to go for
700w+ Power supply.
this is so that under high power strain (gaming) your hardware still runs at full specification rather then decreased due to power shortage.
As a side note i would reccomend going for a reliable brand such as antec or arctic when purchasing power supplies for reliability. This is because if you get a cheap power supply you may come to regret it if it breaks. shor circuiting on a cheap power supply can kill the motherboard (personal experience) and that will cost a whole lot more than an extra 20 pounds for a decent PSU.
Hope that helps.
Posted on Dec 03, 2008
500 watts is enough but make it sure that the power supply is dual fan to avoid over heating.
Posted on Apr 23, 2008
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