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August 22, 2012 1:05:37 AM

Hey im in need of help and I'd like to ask the following questions [NOTE: i have a slimline case]
Will the Sapphire 11192-18-20G HD6670 1GB GDDR5 Low Profile Graphics Card Fit into this motherboard, the motherboard is a Asus M5A78L-M LX,
this is the link to the card on amazon
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0062CHLYI/ref=asc_df_B0062C...
i also need to know if the motherboard is compatible as well with the
low profile graphic card i just linked, this is a link to the motherboard info http://uk.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM3Plus/M5A78LM_LX/...
as i dont know alot about compatibly i know my processor will work with the motherboard (my
processor is an AMD X6 Core FX-6100 3.3Ghz) But i also don't know if my Ram sticks will work
(I dont understand the 1600MHz O.C thing, does this mean that unless told to the ram stick wont
go to 1600 MHz, it will just instead sit at 1333MHz?) heres the link to the Ram sticks im getting
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MH...
And last thing i need help with is knowing that the PSU will be compatible the one im getting is a
300 Watt TFX PSU the link to that is here http://www.ksn-online.co.uk/fsp-300w-tfx-psu-peak-350w-...
And also will a 300 Watt PSU be ok to power this rig :

AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor
ASUS M5A78L-M LX
Corsair 8GB Ram 1600MHz DDR3 Vengance
Sapphire HD6670 1GB GDDR5 Low Profile
Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit

If you could help me that would mean alot because im new to building computers and im getting quite stressed out about it :( 
Sorry if its poorly written its 2a.m in England and i just wanted to submit the question onto the fourms before i slept.

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a b V Motherboard
August 22, 2012 1:38:10 AM

the card will work on your board just fine.

the 1600 (OC) means you have to manually enter the values of your RAM in the BIOS, it won't autodetect the correct speeds

the PSU should be fine as long as you arent overclocking, and FSP is a reputable brand
August 22, 2012 1:45:03 AM

Thanks man really means alot, im not the smartest at this stuff as you already know but now i do know that this will work im happy :)  another thing i was worried about was on the motherboard it had a little plastic thing popping up and i thought that would get in the way with the Graphic cards fan, And the Ram sticks i linked will be fine yeh ? because i was reading up on this MEMok error on the motherboard and just wanted to know for certain it was compatible
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August 22, 2012 5:11:34 PM

Just an update, is it really worth paying £7.80 more for the 1600mhz ram ? because im on a really tight budget
a b U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
August 23, 2012 12:12:44 AM

if its *that* tight, you won't see a difference with 1333
August 23, 2012 5:47:45 PM

ScrewySqrl said:
if its *that* tight, you won't see a difference with 1333


Ah i see, btw i kind of updated my Rig and budget for that matter, what do you think of this ?

AMD FX-6100 Six-Core Processor
Asus M5A78L-M Motherboard
Corsair 8GB Ram 1600MHz DDR3 Vengance
Sapphire HD6670 1GB GDDR5 Low Profile
FSP 300W TFX PSU 80+ Peak 350W
Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit

The only thing im worried about is compatibility *again*

Thanks for the reply btw
a b U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
August 24, 2012 3:06:49 PM

no compatability issues there at all
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