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Old December 1, 2011, 08:08 AM
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Hi, I'm upgrading my pc and i have my old 500W psu , do you know is it ok for my new hardware or i need to upgrade it for better one?

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ati radeon hd 5670 1GB
16gb (4x4GB) patriot ram psd34g13332h pc3-10600 1333Mhz cl9
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PSU ocz stealth x stream 2 500W
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Old December 1, 2011, 09:05 AM
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I'm sure it would be fine for your system. ocz psu's might not be the greatest, but they still do the job
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Old December 1, 2011, 09:22 AM
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Agreed. Its not the best PSU ever, but will be more than enough for that computer IMO.
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Old December 1, 2011, 11:26 AM
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I'd say if you threw a very powerful graphics card into there you might be asking for trouble, but as the others have said right now you're okay.
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Old December 1, 2011, 12:21 PM
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thank you all for reply :)
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Old December 1, 2011, 12:25 PM
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In a few months time I will upgrade my graphic card, my buget for graphic card will be about 150 pounds, what is the best grahpic card for gaming on that budget, and another question I bought Motherboard bundle pack and I have GA-Z68AP-D3 motherboard is it good for gaming or should i upgrade it?

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Old December 3, 2011, 07:17 PM
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150 pounds, your looking at a 560 TI, that PSU will be fine for all but the most power hungry.
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