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Old 12-26-2011, 05:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, I have just installed a Geforce GTX560 into my PC, and what do you know, my PSU is not powerful/good enough to support the card. So I am looking for suggestions on an affordable PSU which can support:

2.8Ghz Intel Core 2 Quad, Overclocked from 2.4-2.8Ghz
Geforce GTX 560 Kfa2
4gb Corsair XMS3
Gigabyte GA-G41M-ES2L

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Old 12-29-2011, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help with new Hardware!

There is literally a million threads asking the same question over and over.

Here is a PSU guide: *READ FIRST* Updated Power supply guide

And just go for the cheapest 600 / 650w PSU you find from the recommended brands in that thread (or the most expensive you can afford, even better).

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600-650w would be fine. But please never go for the cheapest, rather most affordable in your budget.

Good names in PSU's: Seasonic, Corsair, Antec, PC Power & Cooling.
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My advise would be to listen to everyone else about the brand name and I would go for corsair.

I bought an Arctic Power X-Power Pro 950W GTX Extreme Modular PSU and it was fantastic, I blew this up ( Dont tell the Supplier )
If you get one of these I would recommend even though its not an excellent brand.

Saying that I got this from the Supplier Powercool Modular 950W PSU 80+ Dual 12V V2.2 High Efficiency and it was DOA

I then bought this bad boy Corsair TX 850W V2 PSU - 80plus Bronze Certified |

I would reccomend this to anyone and it will support all your future needs
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