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Need your help buddies! HD 7870 + ASUS 550w? HELP!
Dec 22, 2012, 6:55 AM
Hi to all!
The thing is that im going to upgreade my pc. so i need some info
Actual PC specs:
Mother: ASUS M3A78 (bit old)
GPU: Nvidia 9800GTX+ plus overclocked
PSU: ASUS 550w (Real watts)
CPU: Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 810 2.60 Ghz
RAM: 4 gb
SO: Windows 8 64 bits professional
Mother: The same
GPU: Shappire AMD HD 7870 Dual fan OC edition 2gb
PSU: The same
CPU: The same
RAM: 8 gb
SO: The same
So, my questions are:
1) ¿ The power supply, is enough for the 7870 ?
2) ¿ Should i upgreade the CPU, or its okay ? (i dont want to, but if i have to.. i would do it)
3) ¿ You think that with this thermalthake (
) and 4 x 120mm coolers (don't know wich ones yet) its a good cooling setup for gameing ?
Thanks to all for the help! bye!
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
need buddies 7870 asus 550w help
Dec 22, 2012, 9:51 AM
1. You don't need to upgrade your PSU now but consider that in your next updrade.
2. You don't need to.
3. That is a fine case but I don't think you need that sort of cooling with 3 fans.
Dec 22, 2012, 9:56 AM
1. Its just enough for it.
2. I guess you should upgrade it, in order not to bottleneck your GPU performance.
3- The case is cool.
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