Psu question

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

thanks
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  1. You should be fine. However, what is the brand and model of your power supply?
  2. thermaltake
  3. This your PSU?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153025&cm_re=thermaltake_520w-_-17-153-025-_-Product
    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.
  4. Well, it's not a stellar performer but it is adequate for a system with one 4870 video card.
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