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Old 08-28-2007, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default PSU for a 2900XT

I am planning to slowly upgrade to prolly a 2900XT, right now I have this Newegg.com - LOGISYS Computer PS550AC ATX12V 550Watts Power Supply 100 - 127V/200 - 240V CE, FCC, CB - Retail
I'm not sure if that is going to be good enough or not? also I am gonna be getting a AMD X2 4200 is that going to be fast enough for the 2900 or should I try to get something faster? cuase I read somewhere that if you have to slow of a CPU with a fast video card then you don't get 100% performance. thanks for any help
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Old 08-28-2007, 11:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: PSU for a 2900XT

Were you looking at the Watts or the AMP? +12@25A. One +12V rail with only 25AMP! That's one very disgusting PSU, you're listing up there. Pitch in another $5 and get the Xclio GoodPower 500W.
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Old 08-28-2007, 11:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: PSU for a 2900XT

well my parents got in not me I told them I wanted one and I didnt think they would actually get one for me so I didnt pick it out they did lol it may not be that great but it sure looks kool lol, so that one that you listed would work good though right?
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Default Re: PSU for a 2900XT

The one you listed is one of the worst I've seen, sorry to say. That 25AMP on 1 +12V rail isn't so great for a PSU. The new generation PSU, now comes with more then 1 +12V rail. They come with a few at about 15AMP+ for each rail. There is some PSU out there with a single +12V rail, as the PC Power&Cooling. This is one very strong single +12V rail. I think I went off the subject, lol. Got too much into explaining it for you. Well yes, the PSU I have listed up there for you will work.
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