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Old 02-20-2013, 05:48 AM   #1
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Hi again

I used the thermaltake power supply calcultor for this set up, my first pc i bulit totally from scratch ,a friend says my 450w psu is not big enough i have recalculated allow for variables etc etc


what do u think


hers my spec, i think its ok for my pc needs i dont play games like the latest COD or Crysis 3 etc.
I would appreciate your input



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and i put it in the wrong section

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Old 02-20-2013, 06:50 AM   #2
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Hiya Elmo ... Yeah its OK for general use
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My sums were ok then.

i did toy with idea of upgrading the processor because i got the e5400 for nothing, but i checked around it would probably be a waste of money.
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450W should do the trick for you. I would upgrade the PSU before I throw any major upgrades at that rig.
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