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AMD FX 6-Core Black Edition FX-6100

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March 20, 2014 7:52:58 AM

i am using a 450w SMPS..can i install a AMD FX 6-Core Black Edition FX-6100 CPU in my machine??

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March 20, 2014 7:54:25 AM

I am not sure. What are the specs?
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March 20, 2014 8:03:04 AM

If you do go for the fx-6000 series, why don't you get a newer version?
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March 20, 2014 8:38:33 AM

Depends on the power supply and motherboard, if your psu is 450w and rated 80 plus bronze or higher, then absolutely. If its not rated well, lets say 50% or 55% which is common for lower quality psu's, then your looking at a 450w supply that will deliver 200 watts, then since its an fx chip and you need a gpu, I would say you'd need to upgrade your psu and your cpu.

But also agree, don't I mean don't upgrade to a 6100, go 6300 or no 6000 series at all. the 6300 is a huge step up over the 6100.
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