if the video card draws too much power from the power supply, what will the symptoms be?
if that turns out to be the case, i suppose i can rig an external 5v/ 12v power supply with a molex connector to supply the card ken On Feb 15, 11:31 am, Daniel Stewart <daniel.stewart...@gmail.com> wrote: > I agree that you may need to check you power supply to make sure it > can handle it, but gaming is not the only instance where hadware > graphic acceleration is helpful. Anything graphics/video intensive > will almost certainly benefit. I am not sure how that argument of the > CPU being a bottleneck is relevant though unless I am completely > misunderstanding their meaning. The whole reason a video card was > invented in the first place was to take as much of the graphics > related work off the CPU and system memory. So the best video card > you can get away with should actually benefit a system with a modest > CPU because the video card is handling most of the graphics workload. > > On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 6:08 AM, skinnie <andre.fa...@ua.pt> wrote: > > Guess it will only give some improvement if you game a lot, and even > > so the sawtooth cpu is already the bottleneck on the 6200. > > keep in mind that 6800 need good Power Supplys.. > > > -- > > You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for > > those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power > > Macs. > > The list FAQ is athttp://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtmland our netiquette > > guide is athttp://www.lowendmac.com/lists/netiquette.shtml > > To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org > > For more options, visit this group > > athttp://groups.google.com/group/g3-5-list -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtml and our netiquette guide is at http://www.lowendmac.com/lists/netiquette.shtml To post to this group, send email to email@example.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/g3-5-list