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Dec 23, 2009, 2:30 PM
im upgrading my pc for christmas and i want to know if my 520 watt psu will be able to handle the new hardware or will i need to get a new one
my new rig
mobo: asus M4A79XTD EVO AM3
RAM: 6GB CORSAIR 1600MHZ
CPU: Phenom II X4 Black Edition 955 3,2Ghz
Graphics card: 4870
Dec 23, 2009
Dec 23, 2009, 2:35 PM
You should be fine. However, what is the brand and model of your power supply?
Dec 23, 2009, 2:38 PM
9800GTX+ and Thermaltake W0100RU (new question)
CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W
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Dec 23, 2009, 2:52 PM
This your PSU?
It only has 30A available on the 12V rails so its a bit weak for a 520W PSU, but it should still be alright for a while just dont OC much.
Dec 23, 2009, 3:02 PM
Well, it's not a stellar performer but it is adequate for a system with one 4870 video card.
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