PC upgrade

Hunter H

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I just got a pretty decent deal for this market on a gtx 550ti. I know it is a very weak card these days but given I built this Pc for around 60-70 dollars it works just fine. I'm thinking about going on EVGA B-stock and picking up this: EVGA - W3 Series 450W ATX 12V/EPS 12V 80 Plus Power Supply - White, or something similar. My MOBO is an old LGA 1156 one, and here's my question: Do I need any adapters to be able to hook this or any power supply up to my old PC?


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You will be fine. No adapters needed. ATX power supplies have not changed much in many many years. I think you would be better served by getting a Seasonic 500 or 550w PSU from NewEgg when they go on sale. I buy/use them all the time for $50-$55 CAN$. You won't save that much on a B stock EVGA PSU. I run a computer shop and I have seen bad PSUs from every manufacturer except Seasonic (so far, so good). I also had very good luck with Corsair PSUs.