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Old November 23, 2010, 04:05 PM
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Default Time to upgrade the power supply?

Currently I have a Phenom II 955 and a GTX 470 running off of an OCZ ModXstream 600w.

I'm planning on upgrading to the i7 970 in a few weeks, should I upgrade the PSU while I'm at it?
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Old November 23, 2010, 04:10 PM
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I think you still have enough power, easily, given you aren't powering like 10 hard drives.
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Old November 23, 2010, 04:12 PM
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If nothing else changes, you're fine.
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Old November 23, 2010, 04:18 PM
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i would patiently wait for a super sale on a good 850 watter like the m12d. as in 99$ at the ncix. buy that and it will probably last you another few years/builds. you will probably load it around or below 50% as well.

the ocz may probably show its age.
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