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powersupply question

i just ordered a whole new pc but realized my psu is only 420w. my main specs for gaming is C2D E8200 (2.66ghz) 2gb ram and 8800gt. The 8800gt requires a 400/450w powersupply and mine barely covers over 400. Will it still work or will other components of the pc use up the wattage?

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It works but...

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If you suffer random boots during gaming you know what needs more power.

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PSU

In reply to: powersupply question

Will probably work but will be iffy and may not last long, would suggest around 500w, then no worries, would be worth it.

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