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Corsair CX430 enough for i5 2500k system? Non gaming system.

post #1 of 16
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Hi,

Will my Corsair Build Series CX430 be able to run my system stable? I plan to do video editing and using it as a NAS server. Might be running VMware later on.

I got this on slickdeal speical for 20 bucks with rebate. I have no problem upgrading but wasn't sure if i needed to.


thanks for looking.
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post #2 of 16
What kind of video card are you going to use? If its anything less than a GTX560 then you will be fine with the CX430.
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post #3 of 16
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I was planning to use HD3000 build in VGA on the cpu with my z68 board or just use my Sapphire Radeon HD4550 512 MB DDR3 since im not using it for gaming yet. This will be left on 24x7
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post #4 of 16
More than enough.
post #5 of 16
^Agreed, the CX430 will power it 24/7.
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post #6 of 16
a brand new cx430 v3 or tx750 thats about 2ish years old for the i5 2500k?
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post #7 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lazi punk View Post
a brand new cx430 v3 or tx750 thats about 2ish years old for the i5 2500k?
I'm not doing any gaming yet so no need to upgarde if I dont have to.
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post #8 of 16
Yeah, it's enough.
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post #9 of 16
Yeah you'll be more than good. Go for it!
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post #10 of 16
What about this with my 5770?
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