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Replace psu?

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November 29, 2010 3:07:55 PM

here is my rig
p4 2.93ghz lga775
cpu cooler zalman 9700led
asus p5kc mobo
wd caviar green 500gb sataII hdd
palit 9800gt (overcloked)
3x1gb ddr2 667mhz
dvd-rw samsung
atx case+2x120mm fans
and my psu altis 550w
peak load 550w continous 488w
+12v1=20a and +12v2=20a
is it enough power for q8300 that im going to buy

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November 29, 2010 3:21:15 PM

It should be fine, believe it or not, that particular quad doesn't use much more power than your single core chip if at all.
November 29, 2010 4:22:27 PM

thank a lot!!! if i would had to buy new psu i would be digging empty pockets
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November 29, 2010 5:12:43 PM

In pure wattage terms, your PSU is fully capable to handle even much stronger quads with a good amount of overclocking applied..
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