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Hello,
I am in need of a new video card as well as a new power supply. I already picked out a power supply, but I do not know if it will fit with my computer..also I don't know if a video card with fans, etc? would fit either. Here's a picture: the video card is on the bottom there I think. ALso if anyone has any suggestions that'd be awesome..
I have 8 gb RAM
750 GB HD
ATI Radeon HD 3650.

I play WoW mostly and I love video games..so I want to buy a decent one, nothing over 400 dollars though.

My processor: AMD phenom 9750 quad core processor.

I was also wondering if I should replace the processor as well..It's either 2.6 ghz or 2.4 ghz.

Sorry if this is complete ramble and jumbled..if you have any questions, I'll answer them as best I can.

Thank you for the help.
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  1. What PSU are you looking at, what is the brand/model of your motherboard and what resolution is your monitor?
  2. I am looking at this PSU:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182188


    and I'm not sure about my motherboard, I opened my computer up earlier but didnt check for the brand of the motherboard. My resolution is set to 1680x1050

    I think that's what I use in WoW, too. Although I think i've played at 1920x1080. 1680x1050, though.

    I used to be able to play at "good" settings or just above it, but now I am playing at low settings.
  3. Are you playing on sticking with a one video card setup? If so save some money get this psu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013 or this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371031
  4. Rosewill is not a very good brand and 1000w is almost definitely more than you need.
    To find out what motherboard you have download and install CPU-Z;
    http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
    Run it and click on the mainboard tab. Tell us the manufacturer and model it lists.
  5. Wow, ok, thanks jyjjy. And Bipedal, I am just going to stick to one.

    Manufacturer: Pegatron Corporation
    Model: Narra3

    Will 600-650 watts be enough?
  6. Plenty of power as long as it's from a good company. This link will help you sleep at night with you decision. http://www.anandtech.com/show/4061/amds-radeon-hd-6970-radeon-hd-6950/24
  7. I think I understand what you're trying to say..but what about a good brand for a psu?
  8. I listed a couple already, Corsair and Seasonic are both great as well.
  9. Is it likely or not that an amd video card would fit into my computer..? there is space...any way I can find out?
  10. Best answer
    Alright, from what I am reading your motherboard can use AM3 CPUs of 95w TDP or less. Upgrading is definitely a good idea as your processor is 2.4ghz and the original Phenom architecture was never that great to begin with. For $400 I would recommend something along the lines of these;

    Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz AM3 95W & CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W 80 PLUS Power Supply - $160
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.707877

    MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 560 Ti 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 - $240
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127594
  11. I figured. This blows, alright then,
    Do you think it's worth it to get a new PSU, Motherboard, and Graphics Card?

    I could just buy a new PC..not sure, though
  12. Well you don't need a new motherboard to use a decent CPU like I said. The 945 is pretty good.
    To get something substantially better you would want to get a Intel Sandy Bridge i5, a motherboard to go with it and some DDR3 ram which will be at least $250, probably closer to $300 or so. It's not a bad idea if you can afford it.
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