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Will my psu handle it


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skootyloops

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Hi ok im going for a new upgrade. My old specs are as followed

AMD Athlon XP 1800+
256mb Kingston PC2100
ATI Radeon 9250
GA-7VM400M
300W Generic PSU

The New System (Well the upgraded cpu and motherboard)
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice Core
ASrock 939 Dual Sata
2x256mb Kingston PC2100
Ati Radeon 9250
300W Generic PSU

Now i am wondering whether the psu which "says" it runs at 300W will be able to power up a much more powerful system like this one.

Cheers Scott
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austin_o

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Hi and welcome to Geeks to Go. You are very wise to examine the capabilities of that power supply in advance of the upgrade. Here is a link to the best collection of resources on power supplies that I have ever found: http://www.hardforum...isplay.php?f=93
Go there and examine the sticky posts at the top of the forum. They have links to calculators to estimate your power needs, lists of power supplies to aviod (there are soooo many of them) and lots of other information. I am sure you will find the answer to your question there.
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