Hand me down gamer and power supply Tags: New Build Power Supplies Corsair Systems Product Last response: April 22, 2009 2:11 AM in Systems Share audiofx April 22, 2009 12:47:25 AM I'm planning on building a new budget gaming build for a family member. It's time to retire his AMD and AGP setup. I'm planning an Intel E5200 with 2GB ram (XP). I do have an EVGA 8800GT from my system that I can pass down. I will upgrade the 8800GT on my system to a GTX260. I am looking for a low cost power supply that will power the 8800GT. How does this look? CORSAIR CMPSU-400CX 400W ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $40 after rebate is within my budget. Or do you think I need to go higher up in the Corsair line to support the 8800GT? I have the Corsair 520HX in my system and it has performed great. More about : hand gamer power supply boonality April 22, 2009 12:54:36 AM Nah that 400 should do it. I'm running an 8800 GTS with 2 HDD's and a Q6600 and with my (probably inaccurate) UPS software, even when playing Crysis I never get above 325 usage. audiofx April 22, 2009 2:11:13 AM Cool, thanks for the reply! Is the E5200 a good choice for a budget gaming machine. We're looking at playing WoW and the new Call of Duty. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuying computer For Roomate, some hand-me-down parts(?) Forum SolvedIs it even worth the time anymore? (Hand Me Down Build Project) Forum Solvedsummer laptop hand-me-down Forum SolvedHand-Me-Down Vista PC to the Wife Forum Solvedwhich is a better power supply SeaSonic G-750 750W or Antec High Current Gamer 750W ? Forum Solved[Solved] Building a hand-me-down LGA775 system Forum Solvedwhat is the benefits of putting a power supply upside down Forum Solvedpower supply fan up or down? Forum [SOLVED] First Build: Hand-me-down LGA 1366 Forum SolvedI have a Dell XPS 420 with Vista, handed down to me, how to reset to factory default? Normal way not working. Forum Hand Me Down PC...Temporary! Forum Solvedpower supply fan facing up or down on carpet? Forum Hand-me-down upgrade Forum SolvedMy PC keeps on shutting down due to an "unstable power supply", why is this happening? Forum Solvedmy UPS shuts down immediately after the power supply goes off Forum Upgrading pc and hand me down to another, which should get what? Forum Hand me down e6600 with new mobo or what? Forum SolvedPower Supply Fan facing up or down? Forum Solvedwhy it is that pressing power button in system with ATX power supply shut down the system Forum Can My Power Supply Hand 2 GTX 670. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !