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Old 08-03-2009, 01:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all, I'm looking to upgrade my PC with a new PSU, however, from previous advice I have found my PSU is pretty weak for an upgrade (my PC is pretty turd).

So, my motherboard specifications can be found here:
Motherboard Specifications, P5LP-LE (Leonite2)*

All I want to know is, what PSU can I buy that will be compatible and the GPU's I will be able to get with having that PSU...

Thank you very much!
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That entirely depends on your budget and what sort of graphics power you want; what res do you run at, and what sort of games do you play?

Your motherboard has a PCI Express x16 1.0 slot, meaning you can have up to latest most powerful GPUs.
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Oooo right, I thought it would be limited to something rubbish. Well, with the upcoming games (MW2 & L4D2) those types of games are what I play (FPS). I just need a GPU better than my current rubbish NVIDIA 7300 LE. I would like to keep the price at the lowest!

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In that case I recommend this power supply:
Corsair 550W VX Series PSU - 120mm Fan, 5 Year Warranty - Ebuyer
and this GPU:
XFX HD 4870 512MB DDR5 Dual DVI HDTV Out PCI-E Graphics Card - Ebuyer

156.16, inc. VAT with free shipping.
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Hang on..... What case is this in........ As its a micro-atx, that usually implies small fdorm factor, thus that stupid psu they come with.
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