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October 23, 2011 9:16:59 AM

Hi i want to upgrade my current pc video card and then transfer it to my new pc when i have the money.

- I am not going to overclock on either

my current pc specs are

inter core 2 duo e6850
8600gt GPU
2gb ddr2 RAM
4core1333-fullHD Motherboard
OS Vista 64bit
PSU 400w

I am going to get a 850W PSU for my new PC and a GTX 580. i can afford that now so could i add this to current pc and then add it to new pc later?

And these are the things im getting for new pc

MSI P67A-GD53 (B3) Intel P67 Express Socket 1155 Motherboard OC Genie II
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/msi-p67a-gd53-%28b3%29-i...

Intel CPU Core i5 2500 Sandy Bridge Quad Core Processor
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500-s1155...

MSI 1536MB GeForce GTX 580 Twin Frozr II/OC NVIDIA Graphics Card
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1536mb-msi-gtx-580-twin-...

Fractal Design Core 3000 ATX Case
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/fractal-design-core-3000...

Corsair Memory Vengeance Black 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-%282x4gb%29-corsair-...

Corsair Enthusiast Series TX850M Modular, 80 PLUS Bronze, 85% Eff', SLI/CrossFire, EPS 12V
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/850w-psu-corsair-enthusi...

+ 1TB HDD
+ 70GB SSD
+ DVD Drive
+ Windows 7 64bit

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October 23, 2011 10:14:47 AM

Good build but it would be such a shame not to get the 2500k and OC it
October 23, 2011 10:32:03 AM

what Emelth said.
2500k will give you the ability to oc your cpu with the p67 motherboard and the rest of oc friendly components you're getting.
get a good aftermarket cpu cooler with the core i5 2500k to keep it cool under oc speed. may be something like Thermalright Silver Arrow or a cooler master hyper 212.
October 23, 2011 10:44:41 AM

you current power supply would not be powerful enough to support a 580, get the psu as well.
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