Need your help buddies! HD 7870 + ASUS 550w? HELP!

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Dec 22, 2012
Hi to all! merry christmas!

The thing is that im going to upgreade my pc. so i need some info

Actual PC specs:

Mother: ASUS M3A78 (bit old)
GPU: Nvidia 9800GTX+ plus overclocked
PSU: ASUS 550w (Real watts)
CPU: Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 810 2.60 Ghz
RAM: 4 gb
SO: Windows 8 64 bits professional
Resolution: 1920x180


Mother: The same
GPU: Shappire AMD HD 7870 Dual fan OC edition 2gb
PSU: The same
CPU: The same
RAM: 8 gb
SO: The same
Resolution: 1920x1080

So, my questions are:

1) ¿ The power supply, is enough for the 7870 ?

2) ¿ Should i upgreade the CPU, or its okay ? (i dont want to, but if i have to.. i would do it)

3) ¿ You think that with this thermalthake ( ) and 4 x 120mm coolers (don't know wich ones yet) its a good cooling setup for gameing ?

Thanks to all for the help! bye!
1. You don't need to upgrade your PSU now but consider that in your next updrade.

2. You don't need to.

3. That is a fine case but I don't think you need that sort of cooling with 3 fans.
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