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Jbswayze

What graphics card should I use for a 500w psu?

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I’d say maybe something like a GT 710 or similar (assuming your not rich)

 

MSI Gaming GeForce GT 710 2GB GDRR3 64-bit HDCP Support DirectX 12 OpenGL 4.5 Single Fan Low Profile Graphics Card (GT 710 2GD3 LP) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DOFD0G8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_2bluEb68G9H4Z


Things I do:

Upgrade Computers

Build Computers

Disassemble Computers

 

My System:

MSI GS65 Stealth

CPU - Intel Core i7-8750H

Memory - 16GB DDR4

Graphics Card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Storage - 512 GB SSD

Operating System - Windows 10 Home

Headset - Turtle Beach Stealth 420X+

 

 

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There's a ton of data missing here that would be needed to even begin to be able to answer this one.

 

-It this a white box system or a prebuilt?

-What CPU do you got?

-What kind of money can be spent, and on what nation will it be spent? (Important because pricing and availability changes by nation)


Assuming a white box system:

IMHO PSUs are cheap compared to graphics cards. Good PSUs are cheap compared to cheap graphics cards.  Worry about the graphics card first then the PSU

 

Assuming a prebuilt system: 

what amount of power and what cabling is on the PSU is critical.  For no cabling at all the most that can be put into a machine is a 1650.  If there is graphics card power cabling that can change, but the system power draw is still needed.


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