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Considering how it is the same price, the Rosewill Capstone 450w would be a better deal and will power a 7950: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182066
post #12 of 12
Yea I'd go for the Capstone over the CX too; as mentioned their not very good units. Check out the recommended list here

Really wouldn't recommend upgrading into that old HP though, as a few have already said.
If you have the SFF version of that case then you can't even use a standard ATX power supply, if it's the regular one (as pictured below) should be ok.

It's not very conducive for performance parts though; cramming a 7950 in there looks like it'd be right up on the cpu heatsink (bottom left on the board).
Also the card you're interested doesn't vent out of the case, you'd be dumping heat into it - which wouldn't be a great idea for a setup with very low airflow.


Edited by candy_van - 8/18/13 at 12:06pm
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