Power requirements for graphics.

  smoking44 22:15 01 Aug 2008

Have just bought a 9800GT Nvida card but am having problems with it. Works OK on its own but when all other hardware are connected can only get boot screen. I have a 580 watt power supply so I assume this is the problem. Would a 1000 watt power supply solve my problem.

Running 2 cd/dvd Burners
3 hard drives
Sound Card

Any help/info Please

  Ditch999 23:20 01 Aug 2008

Its not the Watts nowadays its the Amps you need to look out for.
Minimum spec is 400Watts and I believe it needs 26Amps

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