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So my friend has this pc:

http://www.dell.com/us/p/studio-xps-9100/pd

He wants these parts:

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=42532&...acture=Corsair

and

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58683&...r&promoid=1280

This may be a silly question, but better safe than sorry, will these upgrades work fine?

And I'm still not sure if he needs a new PSU or not, I found that his pc has a 525 watt PSU, so is it worth upgrading to a quality 650 watt?

plaese helpz.
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I can't see any reason not to. It's always safe to have a good PSU and that is one. The 570 is a strong card, but some of them have issues with dying.
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Thanks bro, I've never heard of a 570 dying before though.
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The 570 is a strong card, but some of them have issues with dying.
The issue isn't with the card lol.
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The issue isn't with the card lol.
SO there is no issue? He is just lying?
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The issue isn't with the card lol.
Yeah I didn't research what exactly the issue was I just knew that 570s were dying.
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SO there is no issue? He is just lying?
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Yeah I didn't research what exactly the issue was I just knew that 570s were dying.
The issue is with ppl being crazy and removing the safety on the card to overclock like mad ignoring the consequences. That's hardly the cards fault.
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The issue is with ppl being crazy and removing the safety on the card to overclock like mad ignoring the consequences. That's hardly the cards fault.
I have also seen them dying at stock clocks, as well as overclocked and overvolted without taking the safety dealie off (OCCT or something like that?)
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Alrighty then.

Thanks both of you.
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