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Can my comp handle an extran physx card and cpu cooler

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Hey, Everyone I am new to this forum. So like to say hello.
now that intro is done
I just built a new comp. Has an
i7 950 @ 3.2ghz
asus p6x58d-e
ocz ddr3-1600 6-8-6-24 CR1
gtx 460 msi hawk @ stock atm. waiting to get mosfet heatsinks to OC
I have the azza helio 910 case
and the ocz modxstream pro 700W psu
I have like 6 fans in the case atm.
was wondering if you guys have an idea of a heatsink to get. I currently have an unused xigmatek hdt sd964w laying around since my dad didnt use it for his amd comp. <-- should i just use that heatsink/fan and put another 92mm fan to have two?
and the second is i play mafia 2 and metro 2033, batman mirrors edge etc. I game at 1600x900
and would adding physx card be worth it? and would my psu be able to handle everything if I oc the gtx 460 as well. (trying to get it to at least 925/1850/2200)? thanks in advance
i was thinking either 9800gt or gt240
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If you wanna stay air get a NH-D14, if your up to try something new consider an H50 or H70. On boxing day sales now.

Should be able to handle a GT 210 on that PSU as well. The OCZ's aren't bad at all.
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If you wanna stay air get a NH-D14, if your up to try something new consider an H50 or H70. On boxing day sales now.

Should be able to handle a GT 210 on that PSU as well. The OCZ's aren't bad at all.
Okay ima see if i can get those cpu?
And ur saying i can only get the gt210 and not 240?
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Sorry yes I meant GT 240, not the 210.
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my friend is actually upgraded video cards. and he either might be willing to sell me or give me his gts 250. You think it could work on my comp if i plug the pci-e power plug to molex?
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