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  1. #11


    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 573
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu


    A you are experiencing the BSOD issues there is also the option of a System Kit, containing Motherboard, Matched Processor and Ram, normally sold as a "Motherboard Bundle" which would be installed in your existing case

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  2. #12


    Porto - Portugal
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    That is just perfect, thanks.
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  3. #13


    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 573
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu


    One other thing, If you decide to re-use your existing case, you may need to check the power rating of your PSU, especially if you decide to upgrade your graphics for the photo editing, A replacement 500-600W PSU should be ok for all but the top end graphics cards and can be found at quite reasonable prices < €100
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  4. #14


    Porto - Portugal
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I have this PSU: Corsair CMPSU-700GEU - 700 W - GS700 - 80 PLUS®
    Isn't enough if I buy an additional graphics card ?
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  5. #15


    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 573
    Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu


    That looks more than enough for anything except some of the multi-card xFire / SLI set-ups, used for gaming these days
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  6. #16


    Quote Originally Posted by joaquim View Post
    I have this PSU: Corsair CMPSU-700GEU - 700 W - GS700 - 80 PLUS®
    Isn't enough if I buy an additional graphics card ?
    Should be if you don't go overboard with it. Keep in mind that newer and faster video cards are not faster in 2D but only in 3D department like games.
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  7. #17


    Porto - Portugal
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    That is perfect for me, thanks for all the info and time spent with this.
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