Looking for a power supply... - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-02-2008, 03:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1
Default Looking for a power supply...

I am building a new comp. but I'm not sure what kind of power supply to get. The comp. will consist of:

-Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0Ghz
-Asus EAD 4850

My friend suggested to get a Rosewill 850W, but I don't need that much, and I don't want to pay $200 for the power supply. Anything under or close to $100 will work.

Nick_Pako is offline  
Old 09-02-2008, 04:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
Do not Stare at my Avatar
Ste's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Upon Gleaning Infinity
Posts: 9,578
Send a message via MSN to Ste
Default Re: Looking for a power supply...

Ahem, there are many suggestions for around that price or less in the power supply guide, stickied in this section and many others.

Also linked in my signature.

Best Bang For Your Buck Honorable Mentions
Antec NeoPower 550Watt
AeroCool Silver Line 550 Watt
Corsair 450VX
Corsair 520HX
Enhance ENP-5140GH
Rosewill RP500-2
PC Power & Cooling Silencer (470 Watt)
SilverStone SST-ST60F
FSP Group FX600-GLN
FSP Group FX700-GLN
ENERMAX Noisetaker II EG701AX

Ste is offline  
Old 09-03-2008, 05:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
Redmo0n's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Perth, Australia
Posts: 1,566
Send a message via MSN to Redmo0n
Default Re: Looking for a power supply...

If your not planning on upgrading much (Crossfire, lots of hard drives) in the future a Corsair 450/550vx.
Back to stay?
Redmo0n is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Old Power supply Guide (2008) Ste New Systems | Building and Buying 223 12-12-2009 08:05 PM
POST Troubleshooting Guide SYL\X/3K Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 7 03-07-2009 10:24 AM
What To Look For When Buying Computer Components Luke Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 25 01-07-2009 08:09 PM
Power Supply Guide Ste Overclocking and Modding 0 02-18-2008 02:18 PM

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:19 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.