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AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 965 Black Edition "125W Edition" 3.40GHz (Socket AM3) £90
I also need a new motherboard around £55, I'm not bothered about overclocking anything.
And since I started browsing OCuk my PSU's having a bit of a fit, will I be ok with a £20 OCuk value PSU ? (no extra lights, bells or whistles to power).
Or do I need to spend more ?

Thanks in advance.
 
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I would strongly recommend against one of the "OCUK" power supplies if you are planning to run a 125W quad core CPU and a half-decent graphics card like a 5700 series. These OCUK supplies are made for home and office computers - not gaming systems with graphics cards (for one thing, the £20 models don't have any 6pin PCIE power connections) and are originally made by Winpower if memory serves.

The cheapest PSU on OCUK I would suggest you go for is this one. However, it seems to be out of stock at the moment.

Of the ones in stock, this is the best option IMHO (though this one is also nice).
 
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AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 965 Black Edition "125W Edition" 3.40GHz (Socket AM3) £90
I also need a new motherboard around £55, I'm not bothered about overclocking anything.
And since I started browsing OCuk my PSU's having a bit of a fit, will I be ok with a £20 OCuk value PSU ? (no extra lights, bells or whistles to power).
Or do I need to spend more ?

Thanks in advance.

For motherboard the asus m4a77t will fit perfectly with it, around £52 pounds.
 
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