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Are these parts compatible with my old PSU?

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September 17, 2012 9:15:33 PM

Hey,

I'm planning on upgrading my 6 year old rig, and after a lot of research, I've come to the conclusion that these parts seem to suit my price/performance needs:

CPU: AMD FX-6200
MoBo: ASUS M5A97, Socket-AM3+
RAM: Kingston DDR3 HyperX 1600MHz 8GB
GPU: PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB

Now I have two questions; are these components compatible with each other? I've looked over it again and again so I'm pretty sure, just want to know if I've missed something :) 

Second, I have an old Ace PSU, model AC 620RD+, (620W). Does anyone know if this would be compatible with aforementioned components? I know Ace has a bad rep, but I've used it for a while and it hasn't let me down.

So, are the components compatible with the PSU and each other?

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a b ) Power supply
September 17, 2012 9:32:19 PM

You really want to risk loosing your investment due to re-using a 6 year old Power Supply? I wouldnt recommend re-using a 6 year old power supply no matter who made it.
Spend another $50 and buy a new PSU.

September 17, 2012 9:37:35 PM

Ah yes, should probably mention, the PSU is only 2.5 years old or so! :o 
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September 18, 2012 2:48:02 PM

Yeah I suppose so...though my wallet isn't going to like it. Is 650W enough do you think? Or do I need more?
September 18, 2012 3:40:51 PM

Or rather, 650W with a bronze 80+? I'm looking at the Super Flower SF-650P14HES to be exact.
September 18, 2012 3:50:52 PM

Sorry for all the posts, but I realized that it was 80+ Standard, not Bronze.
a b ) Power supply
September 18, 2012 4:00:36 PM

popatim said:
You really want to risk loosing your investment due to re-using a 6 year old Power Supply? I wouldnt recommend re-using a 6 year old power supply no matter who made it.

I'm still using some 8-12 years old no-name PSUs in my older PCs. Once their output caps are upgraded to high-performance low-impedance replacements, they work quite well.
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