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Old 05-27-2008, 05:16 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Alright, if I purchase the Tempest, I will probably need a bigger power supply, correct? To power all SIX of the fans (4X 120MM, 2X 140MM). I don't know why I'm so paranoid about the PSU, I just don't want to be low on power once I build it.
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Old 05-28-2008, 08:35 AM   #82 (permalink)
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The 450vx will still provide plenty of power for your system. Watts is not important the amps are and the 450vx has a single 33A 12v rail which is excellent. Besides fans don't take that much power.
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OK, thank you. I was just wondering, is Vista really that bad? I was reading a few reviews, and many said it was horribly slow, and that it wasn't user friendly. Is it bad or what?
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I actually like Vista. I think it is better than xp and it seems fast to me.They have fixed allot of the problems that people encountered when Vista first came out.
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Its only good if you have a decent PC
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My system will be good enough to run it smoothely, correct?
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Yes. Your system's components are the same or better than mine and I am running Vista without any problems.
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Okay, and by the way, do you like the 8800?
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Depends on which 8800 (gs, gt, gts g92, gts 640/320?)?
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I was going to purchase the XFX 8800gt for my build.
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