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Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

I have the cooler master 460watt PSU frown.gif and i was planning to upgrade to an FX6300.

Time for a PSU upgrade as well then

The 460 watts is the SAME units as the 400 watts everything is the same other then the sticker

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-Elite-Power-460-W-Power-Supply-Review/1005
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Time for a PSU upgrade as well then

The 460 watts is the SAME units as the 400 watts everything is the same other then the sticker

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Cooler-Master-Elite-Power-460-W-Power-Supply-Review/1005

Won't 400watts be enough for a 6770 and fx6300?
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

Won't 400watts be enough for a 6770 and fx6300?

Yes but the quality of the unit is not the best thing in the world

So if you have the option to get something better you sould

its an 8 year old PSU you have
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post #14 of 14
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I don't know...
It was cheap, and when he got it there was no plan for upgrades.
Although, i've been running my secondary system on a 320w fortron unit that dates back to 2007, and that's got a Q8400 and a 5830 on it running fine for one and a half year now.
I will probably try this, and i'll be checking temperatures and stability regularly.
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