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Zibbiezone

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So I originally was going to build a computer for gaming with a barebones kit from tigerdirect. But after countless issues with the company, I gave up on that and ordered this: http://www.newegg.co...=N82E1688322044

Since I have a spare 450watt UltraX power, I was wondering if I should replace the 300watt? Or if I need to get an even bigger power supply?
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phillpower2

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Hello Zibbiezone

Check your Newegg link please.

Since I have a spare 450watt UltraX power, I was wondering if I should replace the 300watt? Or if I need to get an even bigger power supply?

Have you got a link to the 450W PSU so that it can be checked, Ultra are not one of the better PSU brands with their LSP450W PSU only putting out 288W when tested, not good :(
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Sorry about that, I made the topic from my phone. Here is the link to the computer: http://www.newegg.co...N82E16883220445

And here is a link to the power supply: http://www.tigerdire...6575&CatId=1078
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The computer would benefit from having an add on video card and PSU upgrade, the 450W Ultra PSU that you have is the one that I mentioned earlier that only put out 288W when tested so I advise that that is not used, please see Here for the PSU information.

Keep in mind that by the time that you have added a quality brand and specification of GPU and PSU you will be close to or over the $1000 price tag.
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