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Old 10-11-2007, 09:50 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Well i'll be getting a single ultra, so thanks for helping me choose that, now comes the fun of finding a good ultra. that one on microcenter looks pretty good but they dont ship to canada i heard good things about the xfx ultra's. Another thing is what is a good PSU to power an ultra? i will be running a q6600, probably 3-4 HD's. around 6 case fans and a CPU cooler. also what is a good cpu cooler...... :S
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i'd go with at least a 850w if not more.

i like the enermax galaxy 850 personally.
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Eh? 850 is WAY too much. The ultra only requires 550 with 36A.

Edit my bad, it wants 500w with 35A on the 12V. As long as you are only running a single ultra, a corsair 520hx would be more than enough. clubit has it on sale for 99 after rebates right now.
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I got the Corsiar 620W psu and im running an e6550 at 3.4, the tuniq, one ultra, 1 hdd and about 5 case fans.

Id go the the 620corsair to be on the safe side.
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i'd go with at least a 850w if not more.

i like the enermax galaxy 850 personally.
he said 4 hdd's not 12 + SLI
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850?????????

a Corsair 620 is more than enough for that system...
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corsair 620 ftw.

Or PC Power and Cooling 610w
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