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Anyone give any advice about me purchasing the following. Seems like a bargain without the headache of building but does anyone know if the computer would support the graphics card with the new PSU?

http://www.ebuyer.com/395309-zoostorm-desktop-pc-7873-1075

http://www.ebuyer.com/429987-corsair-cx-series-cx-750m-atx-power-supply-cp-9020061-uk

http://www.ebuyer.com/396967-gigabyte-gv-n660oc-2gd-660-gv-n660oc-2gd


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Re: new computer advice [Re: AX_125] #800851
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The PSU calculator I use says a 325W would be enough: http://www.extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

So unless you intend to upgrade a lot further (hard drives use about 10W each), just plump for something like this 430W Corsair: http://www.ebuyer.com/429886-corsair-cx-series-cx430m-atx-power-supply-cp-9020058-uk

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If you have a GTX Series card, you'll want at least a 500w PSU to cope with the load it'll use. When building gaming machines for our customers, I never use PSU's under 500w just because it'll be hammering it when playing games (Thus causing reliability issues) plus with a larger PSU, you have the option of future upgrades.

The PSU you've linked to would be ideal, and at a rather impressive price.

Do it!

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That PSU would take pretty much anything.
Good system.
Not your original question but do you fancy a GTX550Ti?
Have it sat here ready to go on ebay. 75.
Half the cost of the 660 and still a good card.

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Thanks for info. Am thinking of buying this. Just waiting to hear back

https://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums...e_Ultimate_computer_deal.html#Post782439


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