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User Info: pwnater777

pwnater777
3 years ago#1
Okay, I'm looking at possibly trying to overclock my ATI Radeon HD 5450. Good or bad idea? Also, what exactly would it do for me, and would it require me to upgrade from my 300W PSU?
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User Info: Psythik

Psythik
3 years ago#2
You're better off getting a new graphics card.
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User Info: Pokenub

Pokenub
3 years ago#3
pwnater777 posted...
Okay, I'm looking at possibly trying to overclock my ATI Radeon HD 5450. Good or bad idea? Also, what exactly would it do for me, and would it require me to upgrade from my 300W PSU?


You should upgrade your power supply regardless. No clue how 300w could be enough.
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User Info: pwnater777

pwnater777
3 years ago#4
Pokenub posted...
pwnater777 posted...
Okay, I'm looking at possibly trying to overclock my ATI Radeon HD 5450. Good or bad idea? Also, what exactly would it do for me, and would it require me to upgrade from my 300W PSU?


You should upgrade your power supply regardless. No clue how 300w could be enough.


Yeah, I feel like I'm heavily slacking there. I even found one I wouldn't mind having on TigerDirect, has over 700 positive reviews, but people have told me not to get it (it's 550W by the way) since it's not 80+ certified, yet in the specs it says 80% efficient.
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