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Will a 500W PSU run it?


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Radeon x1950 pro
2GB of high quality DDR2 gaming RAM
320GB Sata Hard drive
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ 3.2GHz Socket AM2 Processor
Biostar TForce TF520-A2 Socket AMS ATX mobo
NZXT Appollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower

This is the build im upgrading my current computer to. Its not the best spec i know but its goign to get the job done once overclocked.

Also if you guys have any other suggestions of what pieces i should switch for around the same price please feel free to post.

Edited by Subaru, 24 November 2007 - 08:07 PM.

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Have you bought all of these parts yet or is this still on just paper?

Any games in particular that you want to play or do you just want to be able to play any game on the market?

PS: 500W would be enough for those current specs but I might make it at least a 550W just to be safe and for future upgrades. Also make sure you buy a PSU from a trusted power supply manufacture. I like Antec.

Edited by jackflash1991, 24 November 2007 - 09:47 PM.

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im running the radeon with a 4400 amd with the 500 power watt i play all games but just looking to get a build with a little bit more to it. I fully plan on upgrading the power supply when i get a bigger graphics card. As far as the processor and motherboard do you have any suggestions? I want to play games with little lag but i dont really need the best right now
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If you want suggestions on the CPU and mobo I would go with an Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 and the mobo depends on what kind of Hard Drive (HD) you have. Would get something with a P35 North Bridge. If you are running a SATA 3Gb/s HD then I would get this board: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128059
and I assume the card is PCI-E x16.
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819115029
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Thanks for the tip my friend was saying not to go quad yet. Since we have derailed off into other aspects of the computer if i transfer over the HD, psu, graphics card into a ATX tower will i have to wipe the HD for it to be functional with the new board and processor, for the drives and such. Im not sure as i think the only drives on the HD is from the graphics card to begin with. Like i said im pretty new to this stuff.
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Thanks for the tip my friend was saying not to go quad yet. Since we have derailed off into other aspects of the computer if i transfer over the HD, psu, graphics card into a ATX tower will i have to wipe the HD for it to be functional with the new board and processor, for the drives and such. Im not sure as i think the only drives on the HD is from the graphics card to begin with. Like i said im pretty new to this stuff.



Its a good idea to always wipe and reload your harddrive when putting it into a brand new machine for the MAIN harddrive to get rid of any old chipset or other drivers from your past machine.
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I recommend getting the new AMD black edition because of the unlocked multiplier.

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