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March 18, 2011 5:21:20 PM

So i am planning to upgrade CPU/RAM/MOBO
i have an old s775 and want to replace it so heres what im getting and salvanging from old PC

CPU: i5 2500k
Mobo: Intel DP67BAB3 ( would like some feedback on this mobo and if it OCs well)
Ram: KINGSTON KHX1333C9D3B1K2/4G 4GB (2X2GB) HYPERX BLU
GPU:my old 3600HD series for now
PSU:Same one my current CPU needs 95W so does the i5 will it be able to handle it?
HDD:same as the one im using now

Feedback and what FPS should i expect in Wow/Starcraft/League of legends
Resolution 1280x1024

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March 18, 2011 5:43:45 PM

What is your current PSU ?
March 18, 2011 5:46:42 PM

No idea how many Watts :/  it is not written on it for some reason ;/
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March 18, 2011 5:51:08 PM

I would consider getting a new one then, to be on the safe side..
March 18, 2011 5:53:12 PM

hmm but since CPU uses the same wattage does the mobo/ram need more power?
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March 18, 2011 6:05:27 PM

If the mobo has more features, it's possible that it will use more power. It's just hard for me to recommend using an old PSU in a new build, considering how important a PSU is. It is the only component of your build that can take out all your other components if it fails.
March 18, 2011 7:02:00 PM

I see im pretty sure it can handle since my GPU needs like 95 W lol :p 
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March 18, 2011 7:12:36 PM

That's your call...I just expressed my opinion.
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