Need help with new pc build

By bevzz
Jan 4, 2010
  1. What are you going to use the PC for? Gaming
    Where are you located? england
    Are you willing to buy online? yes
    Are you going to re-use any parts from an earlier build? yes, read on
    Will you need any aftermarket cooling, such as a CPU\GPU cooler or a watercooling setup? not sure please comment

    hi, i have recently had a few problems with my mobo and processor on my old system and i have decided to make a new one from what i have. My old pc is an acer aspire t180-gb7z here:

    i have added 2 gb of ram to that and i also have a new ati radeon 4650 ready to install, i have plenty of sata cables and suchlike to use but i wanted to know how good the combo i have chosen to build upon is and get ome ffedback, thanks,

    for the motherboard i found this :

    and the processor for it is :

    and the case :

    im am pretty sure these 3 will connect up together fine, but i am not sure about the power supply from the old pc, any ideas?? thanks x x x
  2. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +38

    I would recommend not using the PSU from the old PC, since it's only 250W and if you have used it for more than a year, the output is now considerably lower than that due to component aging.

    I recommend these parts for you, based on an estimate of your budget:
    That should probably be within your budget, and compatibility should not be an issue.
  4. bevzz

    bevzz TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks :)

    wow thankyou very much! that was really helpful and also cheaper than amazon lol, thats a really nice case too, i thankyou very much for your help.
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