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Old 23-02-2015, 07:03 PM   #1
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The video card I'm using now is an Intel(R) G33/31. I need a video card which is either ATI or NVidea comparable to that which can also run on a 300 Watt power supply. Any suggestions?
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Old 24-02-2015, 05:50 AM   #2
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I am not big expert of cards, but I have feelings that almost any GF cards (newer than 6800 - not 680!) will be better than Intel. But I have no any idea how many watts it will eat. I am using 9800+500 watt - and it's incredibly better than my internal Intel.
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Old 24-02-2015, 06:53 PM   #3
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On the maker's website you should find some "power requirement" or so spec. AFAIK it's not how much the card needs on its own, but what total supply must a PC have counting with other comparatively average components.

Or if you're planning on replacing the gfx card maybe replacing the power supply too is an option, depending on what you want?
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Old 25-02-2015, 01:02 AM   #4
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Would an AMD R7 240 work for me?
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Depend what you need to do with it, R7 240 for sure is better than your actual videocard.
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I know nothing about exact cards, but I heard that in two last generations AMD is worse in power consumption than comparable NVidia.
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