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I am going to be upgrading almost everything in my PC soon and I'm wondering if I will have to buy a new Power Supply.

Current Specs:
CPU: Amd Athlon X2 215 2.7GHZ Dual core
GPU: Amd Asus Radeon HD 6450 2GB GDDR3
MOBO: Pegatron M2N68-LA (Narra5)
RAM: 4 GB DDR2
PSU: Seasonic SS-400ET Bronze 80+ ATX 400W
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB SATA 7200 RPM


I am planning to buy these:

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760k Quad Core 3.8Ghz 4.1Ghz Turbo
GPU: Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB GDDR5 OC Version
MOBO: MSI A78M-E35 FM2+ / FM2 AMD A78
RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport Very Low Profile 8GB Single DDR3-1600Mhz

I may also buy a Western Digital Black 1TB SATA 7200RPM as an extra Hard Drive because my current HDD is almost full, I just want to know would I need to upgrade my PSU as I buy these new parts.
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    Pc-Partpicker can tell you the consumption http://pcpartpicker.com/

    I'd probably go for at least 650, but other people here know a lot more about what is overkill (which I prefer) and what isn't
  2. For a 260x plus cpu and any OC planned or not, a good quality 450w is plenty. As far as overkill goes, 500w-550w psu have a better price point for the most part, so look there for options.
  3. DelightfulDestruction said:
    I am going to be upgrading almost everything in my PC soon and I'm wondering if I will have to buy a new Power Supply.

    Current Specs:
    CPU: Amd Athlon X2 215 2.7GHZ Dual core
    GPU: Amd Asus Radeon HD 6450 2GB GDDR3
    MOBO: Pegatron M2N68-LA (Narra5)
    RAM: 4 GB DDR2
    PSU: Seasonic SS-400ET Bronze 80+ ATX 400W
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB SATA 7200 RPM


    I am planning to buy these:

    CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760k Quad Core 3.8Ghz 4.1Ghz Turbo
    GPU: Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB GDDR5 OC Version
    MOBO: MSI A78M-E35 FM2+ / FM2 AMD A78
    RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport Very Low Profile 8GB Single DDR3-1600Mhz

    I may also buy a Western Digital Black 1TB SATA 7200RPM as an extra Hard Drive because my current HDD is almost full, I just want to know would I need to upgrade my PSU as I buy these new parts.


    Nice upgrade choice and nice pick of graphics card.

    I have that R7 260x from Sapphire and it handled tomb raider on Ultimate settings, just be wary when playing high end games for 6-7+ hours straight because you can get coil whine, but pressing into the fan made mine go away... The card works hard on Ultimate Settings and works super hard to maintain smooth play, but mine stayed in operable temperatures, I suggest you stay at high/med just so that the card doesn't have to work too hard on high end games.

    Overall it's a nice setup :).
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