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Will these re-used parts bottleneck?

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Last response: in Systems
March 6, 2013 2:24:15 AM

Building a new rig for a friend and he has a tight budget. I though it would be possible to re-use some of his current parts.
Here they are:
~Intel H57 Motherboard
~2x4GB of 665Mhz DDR3 (unknown brand)
~ATI 5770 1GB
~Intel 520 120GB SSD
~Unknown PSU

I know that I should replace the PSU with a SeaSonic and I plan to switch the GPU to a 670 (maybe a 680). I hope to be able to reuse all the other parts. Would those parts bottleneck the 670 in any way?

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a c 122 å Intel
March 6, 2013 2:26:56 AM

They should be fine.
March 6, 2013 2:29:14 AM

tiny voices said:
They should be fine.

Sweet. He gave me only a $400 budget and I knew making a whole rig out of that would suck, but using all that money on a GPU and PSU would allow him to get some rocking performance if what he currently has wouldn't bottleneck anything.
March 6, 2013 2:30:59 AM

Best answer selected by bogo663.