Question Can i run my "brand new setup"

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I am thinking of getting rid of some of my old parts and getting new ones. Im getting A Ryzen 3 3200g, and a Asus Prime A320M-A motherboard, so i was wondering if my PSU could handle it.
My PSU is 300w, just a 4 pin CPU conector, and 20 pin motherboard conector. My motherboard requires an 8 pin CPU conector and a 24 pin motherboard conector.
I was wondering if my PSU and motherboard would like and could handle something like that or if i even could do any OC? (I am using an APU)
Please would someone be able to give me some advice, Thank you !
 

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I am thinking of getting rid of some of my old parts and getting new ones. Im getting A Ryzen 3 3200g, and a Asus Prime A320M-A motherboard, so i was wondering if my PSU could handle it.
My PSU is 300w, just a 4 pin CPU conector, and 20 pin motherboard conector. My motherboard requires an 8 pin CPU conector and a 24 pin motherboard conector.
I was wondering if my PSU and motherboard would like and could handle something like that or if i even could do any OC? (I am using an APU)
Please would someone be able to give me some advice, Thank you !

Ok, Here is some advice... I hope it helps.

1. I would NOT pair a Ryzen chip with a A320 board, pick a B450 board as it is only about $10 more give or take a few dollars. In my opinion these A320 boards are made for the lower end Athlon CPU's. Those don't require much of any resources. This takes care of your CPU & Mobo problem.

2. There is nothing wrong with the 3200g, it's an amazing APU. Because it has a integrated GPU I would not use anything below a 500w PSU. You could future proof your system a lot better if you do a tiny bit of planning ahead of time.

I hope this helps, If you have any more questions, please write back.

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