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aka is the psu powerful enough.

current system
x2 4800 brisbane
2gb ddr2 800
BIOSTAR TForce TF570SLI
x1950xt 256mb
2 x seagate 250gb 7200.10
xclio goodpower 500w


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1 x seagate 250gb 7200.10
radeon 3870
asus dx/d2 or similar sound card

will it power? or upgrade?
only reason i ask is cause i was planning on turning it into a htpc and didnt want to upgrade it allot.

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The HD3870 probably uses less power than the X1950XT...you are fine
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Yeah. It's not a "bad" PSU and if it was working with the X1950XT the HD3870 isn't going to make any difference.
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yeah been running it for about a year or so now. has 4 ~110 cfm fans and a laing ddc hooked up also that wont be later
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