Will this upgrade work?

Hi, I'm upgrading to PCI-Express 2.0 x 16 after my gfx card died a week ago. I'm trying to get the best bang for my buck, that will last as long as possible.

Here's what I have:
--PROCESSOR
----AMD Phenom 8450 Toliman 2.1GHz Socket AM2+ 95W Triple-Core Processor

--MEMORY
----Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model KVR1066D2N7K2/2G

--POWER SUPPLY
----RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply

Here's what I'm upgrading TO:
--GFX CARD
----EVGA 01G-P3-1373-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16
----$210

--MOTHERBOARD
----MSI 790XT-G45 AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard
----$70

Here's what I'm upgrading FROM:
--GFX CARD
----EVGA 640-P2-N829-AR GeForce 8800GTS SSC 640MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16

--MOTHERBOARD
----ASUS M3A-H/HDMI AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard


I bought all this stuff from newegg, so if you search newegg for it, it should all still come up. So in trying to keep my budget as low as possible, I figure that processor will do for now, as well as the memory.

So, with all that, will there be any incompatibilities that I should be aware of, and will that power supply be able to run that gfx card and 5 sata hard drives that are all under 250gigs, as well as a possible 6th 2TB sata drive?
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  1. Everything should be fine and the GTX 460 should be compatible.

    Keep in mind the new HD 6850 is around the same price point and a bit better than the GTX 460.

    Here's a good PSU calculator to see if yours is strong enough for all your peripherals. But 630W should be plenty.
    http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
  2. thats not a good psu
  3. He already has it and is only upgrading the GPU. Can't do anything about it unless he's willing to trade out parts that are working perfectly fine for him.
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