Whats the min Power Supply needed for Athlon II X2 260? Tags: CPUs Asus Power Supplies Motherboards Last response: February 1, 2012 9:17 AM in CPUs Share adaseb January 31, 2012 8:53:07 AM Basically I built a cheapo system with a Athlon II X2 260 plus some $50 Asus motherboard. Just wondering if my 15 year old 350W power supply will give enough juice to power that bad boy? More about : whats min power supply needed athlon 260 sosofm a b à CPUs a b Ĉ ASUS a b ) Power supply a c 107 V Motherboard January 31, 2012 9:19:56 AM Depends on the other parts what you have in your PC. If you have a video card what is powered just by PCIE than 350W is enough. adaseb February 1, 2012 8:24:06 AM adaseb said:Basically I built a cheapo system with a Athlon II X2 260 plus some $50 Asus motherboard. Just wondering if my 15 year old 350W power supply will give enough juice to power that bad boy? I have a videocard because I need dual output. And also a PCI Network card installed. Everything else is on the motherboard Related resources $600 build ( Athlon II x2 260 + ATI 5850), Ready to pull the trigger! - Forum Athlon ii x2 260 for budget gaming pc - Forum A8+6570 or Athlon II X2 260 +7770? - Forum Intel Pentium Dual Core E5400 VS. AMD Athlon II X2 250 BE - Forum Can't OC Athlon II x2 250 past 3.2Ghz - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer HEXiT a c 90 à CPUs a b Ĉ ASUS a b ) Power supply a b V Motherboard February 1, 2012 8:32:36 AM depending on the gfx card you may need to get a 450w.. if the card is 75w or under then you may well get away with it... problem is that the psu may not support atx is so you will have to get a new psu regardless of system draw. Ubrales a b à CPUs a b Ĉ ASUS a c 76 ) Power supply a b V Motherboard February 1, 2012 9:17:48 AM ^ agree! One more thing to consider is the 15-year factor. The capacitors in the 15-year old PSU would have aged and the PSU will no longer meet original power specs. Time for a new PSU; 450 watts to 550 watts. Corsair, Seasonic, Antec, XFX. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is my AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Bottlenecking? Forum What vidoe card is the best card to go witha AMD athlon (tm) II x2 235e Processor Forum 6870 amd athlon x2 Forum Upgrading from a AMD ATHLON II X2 250u Forum AMD A4-3400 OR Athlon ii x2 270+GT440? which is better Forum AMD Athlon x2 5000+ overheating. Forum Which power supply for an AMD Athlon 64 x2 3600+ Forum Please help a newbie understand why Seasonic PSU wont turn on :( Forum [Solved] Power Supply Failure Forum Power supply shorted out by fan connector, is it ok? Forum Power supply and graphics card upgrade Forum [Solved] Will my power supply be sufficient for this build? Forum Phenom ii or athlon ii? Forum Power supply Forum 4-way sli power supply and case questions Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !