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Old 12-27-2011, 08:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default a beginners question.

sorry if this is the wrong place but i have a question. if i bought this
Novatech Barebone Bundle - AMD Quad Core FX-4100 - 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz - 880G Chipset - Onboard Radeon 4250 Graphics - Novatech Gaming Case & 400W Gaming PSU | BB-41004N
would i have enough wattage (the correct term?) to run
Gigabyte GeForce GT 430 OC 1024MB GDDR3 | GV-N430OC-1GL
and a harddrive and some fans? i'm a beginner to this installing my own stuff lark so i have no idea. i don't really feel like trying to build from scratch as i have no idea. any adivce?

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Old 12-27-2011, 04:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: a beginners question.

The GT 430 is listed as requiring a minimum of 400 watts. The computer your looking at has a 400w power supply so it should work. However it's a "no name" power supply so it has probably been rated higher than it actually is.
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