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New System ..... Some old parts ... any issues?

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November 2, 2012 1:51:48 AM

Hi All, have some existing parts that I was hoping to use with these new parts ..... any issues?


NEW PARTS:
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1 x AMD FX-4170 Zambezi 4.2GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4170FRGUBOX
1 x ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
1 x SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
1 x Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
2 x G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL10D-16GBXL (32 GB total .... for digitizing and editing video)

OLD PARTS:
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MSI NX8800GT Video Card (I dont game too seriously .... just sometimes for a little fun)
Thermaltake CL-P0371 92mm Enter CPU Cooler ... may use on new CPU or just use stock heat sink
I have an old Thermaltake Purepower 500w (W0100RU) PSU, but it does not have an 8-pin connector ... I think I need to change PSUs, won't I? I am thinking about getting this for $60: Rosewill CAPSTONE Series CAPSTONE-450 450W ..... will this be enough power?
Apevia ATX Case
LG SATA DVD Burner


Any issues with this (Ram, mobo, CPU, SSD, PSU ....)??

Thanks in advance!
-Rick

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November 2, 2012 2:15:17 AM

I would suggest following your own advice on the power supply.The one listed would do the trick but i would beef it up a little.I always thought though i may be wrong that having a little more power than needed would be a good thing.Simply put i figured something that never really needs to use "full load" would last longer.The cpu cooler probably a pass just use stock until you have extra cash then oc with new cooler.A video card wouldn't hurt but thats up to you really if your satisfied thats all that matters.
On the other hand many cards around the 100 dollar price point give or take could reap some rewards since your refreshing hardware its worth a thought.
All other components sata is still sata atx stayed the same so no problems there.
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November 2, 2012 11:51:25 AM

Thanks freshbakd! Anyone else??

Thanks again!

-Rick
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