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Old 07-10-2007, 09:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is 600 wats enough for 4gb of ram, a geforce 8800 gtx and a quad core?
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, that really depends alot on what make and model of PSU it is. What is it?
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Old 07-10-2007, 09:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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thats the system thats should be shipping sooner rather than later
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should be fine
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:30 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That doesn't really tell us much about the PSU other than it's 600W and Sli ready..whatever that means...

Watts doesn't mean jack if your PSU is lacking on it's +12rail. So if you want us to give you a better opinion better post a link or something with the brand and model of the PSU.
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:31 AM   #7 (permalink)
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i honestly have no more information than that, im paying extra for it so i hope its decent..
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Where are you buying it from? Is it like a complete system some company will build for you?
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They sell respectable PSU. Those NZXT Precise (PRC) and Thermaltake Toughpower series are very good. So I would be surprise if they skimp on your PSU even if it was 600W. More than likely..it has enough on it's +12v rail to power your system with that single GTX and that quad-core. Since I can't really tell what brand and model I can only assume for the moment that it will probably be either from NZXT or Thermaltake. It all depends on the model, not the brand of the PSU that makes it good. Some high profile brand put out crappy model of their PSU too for the low-end system.

Very nice system by the way.
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