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Upgrading a HP p6710f with a graphics card, case and power supply

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April 28, 2011 1:27:44 AM

I want to upgrade a HP p6710f with a new graphics card, case and power supply this summer. The specs are :
General Spec

Brand
HP

Series
Pavilion

Model
p6710f (BV530AA#ABA)

Type
Home / Home Office

Processor
AMD Athlon II X4 640 3.0GHz

Processor Main Features
64 bit Quad-Core Processor

Cache Per Processor
2MB L2 Cache

Memory
4GB DDR3 1333

Hard Drive
1TB 7200RPM SATA

Optical Drive 1
DVD SuperMulti Drive with LightScribe

Graphics
ATI Radeon HD 4200 integrated graphics

Audio
Sound card - Integrated

Ethernet
Fast Ethernet

Wireless Card
Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n

Keyboard
HP USB keyboard

Mouse
HP USB Optical Mouse

Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Motherboard

Chipset
AMD 785G

CPU

CPU Type
Athlon II X4

CPU Speed
640(3.0GHz)

L2 Cache Per CPU
2MB

CPU Main Features
64 bit Quad-Core Processor

Graphics

GPU/VPU Type
ATI Radeon HD 4200

Graphics Interface
Integrated video

Memory

Memory Capacity
4GB DDR3

Memory Speed
DDR3 1333

Form Factor
DIMM 240-pin

Memory Spec
2GB x 2

Memory Slot (Total)
4

Memory Slot (Available)
2

Maximum Memory Supported
16GB

Hard Drive

HDD Capacity
1TB

HDD Interface
SATA

HDD RPM
7200rpm


I want to put it in this case:

Thermaltake Black SECC Japanese steel LANBOX Lite VF6000BWS Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


and use this power supply:

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 CMPSU-430CX 430W ATX12V Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


and use a:
ZOTAC ZT-50401-10L GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or

HIS H577FK1GD Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Is all the stuff going to fit in the case? Power supply enough? What graphics card is better for value?

Thanks
a b ) Power supply
a b U Graphics card
April 28, 2011 2:17:56 AM
April 28, 2011 2:45:24 AM

i forgot to mention that im making this my htpc/gaming pc. wanted to keep the wattage down for less stress on my theater. anything you would change?
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a b ) Power supply
a b U Graphics card
April 28, 2011 12:23:12 PM

You need a more powerful PSU than 430W, it doesn't matter if it's a HTPC, any PSU will draw only the amount needed for the rig whether it's a 1000W or a 300W one.

This case takes bigger video cards and has better cooling
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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