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Old 06-26-2006, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was looking to upgrade my power supply, I understand that a better power supply would improve game performance?

Atm I am running:
- 7900GT.
- Intel Pentium 4 540J w/ HT Technology 3.2 GHz 1MB Cache
- ASUS PCI Express Motherboard with Intel 915G Express Chipset


I wanted to get one in the ~$100. This is the one I am looking at right now, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931
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Old 06-26-2006, 03:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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great choice, stick with it, one of the best PSUs in todays market.
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Newegg link wont load for me. Mind telling me what it is.

Well off the top of my head something aroudn 100 dollars would be the OCZ 520W powerstream, OCZ 600W gameXtreme or something, Antec truepower 550W, enermax 600W liberty which is roughly 130 i think.

Yeah any one of those would be good :classic:
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it is the Antec TruePower 550 watt Pzerofg. so thats y i said its a good choice.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103932

I would get this Truepower, 2 fans, and EPS12V
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Alright, thanks for the reccomendation. But one thing, it in infact true that a better power supply will increase game performance, correct?

And one more thing, how would the 550 watt compare to this one?http://shop3.outpost.com/product/445...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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its just fine, but its the same price as the 550, so better to go with the 550 obviously.
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Old 06-27-2006, 03:23 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hey again, I have heard that if you could have too much wattage on your power supply for your current setup, and could possibly fry your pc. Does this have any truth behind it, I should have no problems with a 550watt right?
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I highly recommend the Antec TruePower series...
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yes, the antec truepower is what i am looking at right now, **just need to know really if a 550watt could be dangerous with my current setup**- heres another link to refresh your memory of what i plan to get http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931

Current setup
- 7900GT.
- Intel Pentium 4 540J w/ HT Technology 3.2 GHz 1MB Cache
- ASUS PCI Express Motherboard with Intel 915G Express Chipset
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