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#1
CM Elite 310 Case Silver
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EVGA GeForce GTX 275
Cooler Master Real Power Modular 620W

Can the PSU handle it?
 

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No doubt, you will be fine.
 
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Should be. I don't like the split rails though.
 

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#5
Wouldn't question 3dm06. It's mainly now a cpu bench with how high end cards are now. Use a Time Demo bench like FC2 and Crysis.
 
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Will I notice a difference from my current setup to the setup above?
 

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#7
If you are going to overclock your CPU and GPU to high levels you may run into a problem.

*Edit

Looking further, it IS 620W continuous power. Should be fine.
 

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#8
Just be aware that you're going to see a decreace in performance unless you do a lot of very heavy multitasking or regularly use multi-threaded programs. There is a cheaper, faster solution. Upgrade the video card as planned, but buy a nice cpu cooler and clock that E8400 a bit. I would look for a power supply with a powerful single +12v rail though.
 
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I had a funny feeling you'd say that...lol.
How far can I get my quad to on stock cooling?
 

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#10
I had a funny feeling you'd say that...lol.
How far can I get my quad to on stock cooling?
Not very much. If you plan on overclocking a Q6600 it's almost a requirement that you get a good air cooler, even more so if it's a B3 stepping.
 
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I was planning to get a thermal right ultra 120 true...but untill then...2.6?
 

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...the dual is going to be faster man. The exception being if you do very heavy multitasking or if you run a lot of multi-threaded programs.
 
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#13
Just be aware that you're going to see a decreace in performance unless you do a lot of very heavy multitasking or regularly use multi-threaded programs. There is a cheaper, faster solution. Upgrade the video card as planned, but buy a nice cpu cooler and clock that E8400 a bit. I would look for a power supply with a powerful single +12v rail though.
Hmm...can anyone find me a GTX 285 in AUS for AU$400-430
Iff u can i'll go e8400.
 
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...the dual is going to be faster man. The exception being if you do very heavy multitasking or if you run a lot of multi-threaded programs.
Is crysis multi threaded?:laugh:
Sorry hat I'm prolly pissin u off niowz.
 
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Going E8400 or Q9550?
 

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Why are you hell bent on spending money? Your processor is fine. So is the GTX275 you were origionally planning on getting.
 
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Going E8400 or Q9550?
 
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Why are you hell bent on spending money? Your processor is fine. So is the GTX275 you were origionally planning on getting.
XD I'm getting it fir free. My friend gave me a AU$1300 budget to build myself a new PC and to give him my old one.
 
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Can the PSU handle it?
yes no problem
 
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#20
If you have the chance go with the Q9550 an overclock it to 3ghz or more. If you get that TRUE 120, that should be pretty easy.

Oh and the PSU will be just fine.
 

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#21
If you have the chance go with the Q9550 an overclock it to 3ghz or more. If you get that TRUE 120, that should be pretty easy.

Oh and the PSU will be just fine.
+1 man. get the Q9550 and everything else should be fine.