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Old 04-13-2006, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am thinking about getting a larger PSU. My current one is 300W and I am looking for suggestions on wattage and model. I hear the Antec NeoHW ones are pretty good. Any suggestions are much appreciated.
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Old 04-13-2006, 03:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The wattage depends on your hardware actually.If you can post your hw setup.
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Old 04-14-2006, 03:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Read my sig, I just updated it.

Soon I will add another stick of ram and another harddrive.
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I think something in the 400-500 watt range would work.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171001

Try this.
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Old 04-14-2006, 07:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103932

very good PSU, and is fairly distant future proof.
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Cool, thanks guys.
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If you would add your sig we could give you much better advice.

There are charts available on-line that list the watts required for different components. Go here:

http://www.pcworld.com/howto/article...5,pg,2,00.asp#

Using this chart will help you determine how many watts your computer is using. Add about 20-30% and that will give you a good idea what to buy.

OCZ, Enermax and Antec make good PSU's.
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Well I have two Antec LED Fans running inside of the case as well.
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