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Old 02-05-2007, 05:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I say drop the Sonata, get a Centurion 5 and a FSP 400w. or 450w and make the HDD a 250gb or a 160gb. No floppy.. get an e6300 and DS3, and with that money get a better aftermarket heatsink or better RAM... or whatever, just I say if you're limited to 800 dollars, get the DS3 over the P5B..
Ok then. How much Power do you think i will need. Im not doing this for a few months (Waiting for some prices to drop, Hoping for midrange DX10, Ect) But have no clue about the whole PSU thing. I guess 500w + Is good?
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Wattage isn't the only thing that is important(If it's really that important at all..). Amperage and distrobution of amps matter. The 450w Fortron should be suffice, but I don't really know the amount of power the midrandge dx10 cards will need.
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