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December 26, 2012 6:09:18 PM

Hey guys,I just want some feedback on the parts that I am debating on putting in my computer. I have a $200 budget, and I'm only adding in a new CPU and a new GPU. I have my sights set on:

Intel 2nd GenCore i3-2120 3.3GHz 3MB Cache Dual-Core valued at $119.99

AMD Radeon HD6570 2GB GDDR3 PCI-E Video Card valued at $79.99

My Motherboard is a GIGABYTE GA-A55M-DS2

The GPU needs a minimum of 400W. I have 500W. Do you guys think I have enough wattage when all the computer parts required wattage are put together?

If you need more information on my computer I would be glad to add it.

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December 27, 2012 4:31:49 AM

no, thats amd mobo, you want to put intel on it?

for 200

i would pick i3 3rd gen 3220 for 110
and dirt cheap b75/h77 mobo for 50
and USED 6770 for 40

try finding ddr5 gpu dude... ddr3 will suck most of the time :) 
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December 27, 2012 5:40:17 AM

So, if I put an AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz 8MB Cache Six-Core Desktop Processor into the computer with a GIGABYTE Radeon HD 7750 1GB GDDR5 PCI-E Video Card? Will that be good? Also, the required wattage for both those things will be 495W. I have 500W. Will I have to buy a new power supply?
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December 27, 2012 5:54:06 AM

^ great choice

PC should have quality psu wheter it has GPU or not. it ensure longetivity...

no brand PSU will kill your stuff slowly....
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December 27, 2012 6:03:54 AM

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December 27, 2012 6:16:42 AM

AMD Radeon said:
^ great choice

PC should have quality psu wheter it has GPU or not. it ensure longetivity...

no brand PSU will kill your stuff slowly....


Is the Wattage enough to use for now though? Because I will have to save up some more money to get a new PSU.
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