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Old 01-19-2010, 04:16 AM   #11 (permalink)
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the 400watt PSU fat clown suggested is more than enough for the CURRENT build, but you said you're gonna get a video card in the future, so you may want to at least stick with your original 500watt PSU in case you decide to get a power-hungry card. 400 watts will still be able to power a mid-range card, but it won't cut it for the high-end stuff.

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Old 01-19-2010, 07:23 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Elsewhere on the forum I was informed that an overclocked Q6600 and a 4850 only drew 250W at load, and while I'm not sure I would be comfortable with that myself, I have run a GTS250 on this 425W PSU without issue.


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