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Old 03-18-2006, 01:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i recently purchased a motherboard and cpu combo from a computer store near my house. Now i need to buy a mid tower computer case.

here is my motherboard

here is the case

i was looking at a case from the same site and it comes with a PSU and it looks pretty cool but im not sure if its the right choice. All im gonna put in my computer is a dvd burner a hard drive and a floppy and thats all. Your help would be appreciated.

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Old 03-18-2006, 02:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Thermaltake Tsunami? its a nice case. the one u linked to is a lil over the edge. DO NOT USE PSUS THAT CAME WITH CASES IF YOU ARE USING A HIGH END COMPUTER. by psus seperately if you want it to last and not f*** up your entire computer.

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Old 03-18-2006, 02:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ya he's right if your building a high end comp dont use stock PSU buy a new one.
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Old 03-19-2006, 08:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well if you're only putting in those 3 things then i think one that comes with the case would be fine. but i still suggest an antec smartpower 430 watt or truepower. - charlie
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Old 03-20-2006, 02:23 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Highly reccomend the Thermaltake Tsunami Dream, with a 550W Thermaltake PSU or something, really high quality, and extremely good space etc, (very quiet as well).

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Old 03-20-2006, 05:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Dont go for Thermaltake PSU. They make the best cases around, but there are a lot of warning about their PSUs.

Better go for some more reliable brands, such as Hiper or Antec. Antec Truepower is awesome.
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Old 03-20-2006, 04:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
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thanks for the help guys
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Old 03-23-2006, 02:01 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I have a Thermaltake Tsunami that i have modded slightly so far and i love it, iv been through alot of cases and so far i love this one the most. very stable,sturdy and awesome size for anything. ALSO iv had my Thermaltake Xaser Purepower 410watt PSU for a while now and i havent seen it lack anything. i even find it doesent run as hot as my friends neo power or anothers x-connect.

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