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Old 09-20-2006, 02:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need to buy a new power supply? I'm thinking 500W should do... Any ideas what sort of power supply I should buy? What should I look for?

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Old 09-20-2006, 02:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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antec, thermaltake.... sunbeam on a lesser degree though.

the first two are great and very reliable

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Old 09-20-2006, 03:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Get a brand name such as Antec, Thermaltake ect. Also get one that has a high amp 12 v rail. Around 25-30 is pretty good. DO NOT repeat DO NOT get a cheap one. You will be wasting your money
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Default Re: What power supply?

Originally posted by Mr. tech
I need to buy a new power supply? I'm thinking 500W should do... Any ideas what sort of power supply I should buy? What should I look for?
Budget Plz.
What Site you want to Order From Plz.
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Old 09-20-2006, 11:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Post the system you want so we know what you need.
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its a bit long but heres everything you will need to know when it comes to buying a PSU. it also gives a couple of examples that may help. http://www.techsupportforum.com/showthread.php?t=107466
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
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yeah .. go for Antec ....but remember don't get the Antec 450W < coz i got the confirmation from my tech guy said this is the one have the most defective rate at all ^^
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Old 09-22-2006, 02:29 PM   #8 (permalink)
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You can also go with themaltake I just bought on of their 500w PS and its is quieter than even my CPU and Graphics card fans not to mention the cool braided cables which are also longer than most so I can route the cables out of the way to hide them
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Old 09-22-2006, 08:15 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I just bought a 400W PSU for $25cdn. All this crap is made in china anyways so why pay more.

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