E8200+HD 4850 = Bottleneck or no?

Hello, I am looking to buy a E8200 @ 2.66 For $99 and a HD 4850. What do you guys think about this? And will this PSU power it up?
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  1. You should be fine. The E8200 is fairly powerful and is good for overclocking.

    Rosewill PSUs aren't that good...but that PSU should just be enough to power it.

    Get a better one if you can.
  2. +1 for BSOD and TwoBoxer...

    That Rosewill PSU is just enough but once the CPU and the Graphics card are under full load, I doubt it will be able to handle that...

    But if you are looking for that $10 discount, then get this instead of that one...

    But again I would say that these are not the best of PSUs and better off spending extra $10-15 on the EA380 atleast...
  3. As already mentioned don't get that Rosewill PSU!!!. At stock speed that E8200 is perhaps a little underpowered for that 4850, but you can change that with a mild overclock and overclock it will :D. I say go for it, with a better PSU of course. The Antec EarthWatts 380 will be sufficient. If you plan on using crossfire latter on down the road though you will need something a little better.
  4. megamanx00 said:
    . At stock speed that E8200 is perhaps a little underpowered for that 4850 (...).

    No, it's not.

    A fast Core 2 Duo, will not even bottleneck the fastest GPUs around. If he had 2+ GPUs, then yes it would make a difference, but that could be mostly fixed by Overclocking the crap out of that CPU.

    I assume it's a single GPU, so he can pair whatever GPU he wishes to that CPU and suffer no loss whatsoever.

    To the OP: You're more than fine. Enjoy that 4850.
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