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The PC is:
Pentium 4 631 3GHz w/ HT
FIC P4M-915G/PD1
ATI X600 PCI-E 256MB
1GB DDR400
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Coolermaster Musketeer
Card reader
Soundblaster 24-bit
TV Tuner card

The PSU is an FSP 350W

The new graphics card would be an XFX 8600 GTS, 256MB, no PSU connectors on it. Would the PSU be good enough?
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Easily, no problem.
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yes you're fine
post #4 of 7
Yes, it should work.
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Cheers, looks like I won't be going for that GPU right now anyway.

Would it be alright with a 4670? (no additional PCI-E connectors). Considering putting mine into it when I replace my GPU.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shub View Post
Easily, no problem.
ditto
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post #7 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Markeh View Post
Cheers, looks like I won't be going for that GPU right now anyway.

Would it be alright with a 4670? (no additional PCI-E connectors). Considering putting mine into it when I replace my GPU.
Yeah that's fine as well.
Even a 4770 would run fine providing you have a connector:
System in Idle: 232 W
GPU stressed 100% : 305 W

Source: http://www.guru3d.com/article/ati-ra...-4770-review/3
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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