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Old 05-13-2006, 06:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello im looking to buy a emachine T6532

here it is

Yes i have to buy everything from bestbuy


graphics card

i will also buy a wireless networking card and maby in the future upgrade to 2.0 gb of ram.i was wondering if the stock 300w psu can power everything i need it to.
the 7600gs says it only needs 300w.

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also i have a 480w antec trueblue (or something) psu laying around but it only has a 20pin power connector would it work
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Old 05-13-2006, 06:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You have to buy from Best Buy? Unless you have a gift card or something, I hope you know you're losing a lot.

And I doubt that PSU would work if it is just 20 pin, not 20+4.
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well my dad is buying it for me and he has this card that lets him have no interest for a year or somthing
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plus my mom has had 2 emachines and they are very well built despite what people say
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Maybe that's your experience, but certainly not mine...

Also, to answer your question above, even though the 7600GS requires a min of 300W, it is not recommended.
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do you recomend any other pc manufacters that are at best buy
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Go with the eMachine and the card if you have to go with Best Buy... but get this PSU to swap out with the one in the eMachine.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1130980053714

$70 and only 400W, but it will make sure you have the power you need.

I was on an eMachine for four years, upgraded the wizz out of it. My wife is still using it. At least the eMachines use standard off-the-shelf parts, which is a good thing.
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