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Old 08-26-2008, 10:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Are all power supplies a Standard size, for a standard size casing?
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^yes most are atx. Atx will fit in an atx midtower, a microatx tower, and a full tower. anyway, don't get a factory overclocked card. You can do it your self with very little effort with riva tuner or ati tool. So unless they are the same price then get a normal 8800gt. Also, the 8800gt does not use much power, you would be fine to go with an antec 380 earthwatts, it's a great little psu that will be more then enough for your needs.
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iCute Titanium ATX Power Supply > Maplin

Would this power supply be acceptable?
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^no, absolutely not, one, its a terrible brand, that most have probably not even heard of. Go with the one i said, the antec 380 earthwatts, its cheap, reliable, and will get the job done. If you can not afford the 380 then u should not be doing this upgrade.
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Yeh dont skimp on the power supply, it can leave u with a heap of problems if u get a crap one. Plus, a good one will last u twice as long.
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^not only that, but you can use it in ur next build, and even possibly in your next build after that. Maybe not ith a 380 though, perhaps get teh 420 if u want to save money in the long run. 420 earthwatts again.
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Okay, I'll go with the 420 Earthwatts. Thanks for your help guys, It is much appreciated.
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