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Realy? how many watts does the CPU take because i know my GFX card is getting plenty but an 8800 will likely need a new PSU
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post #22 of 23
If you get an 8800 then you could probably get away with one of those Thermaltake 5.25" bay PSU's that powers two SLI'd cards in most systems...

They're maybe $75 and handle 250+ watts.
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post #23 of 23
Your existing power supply will probably handle the new motherboard and CPU but if you were to put in a G80 it'd be game over. Before you get that video card you will have to upgrade your power supply...heck...we all will
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