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Old 06-07-2006, 03:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi,
I just read the post in choosing a power supply but still confuse..
what shoud i look at when purchase a PSU ? weight ? ampere?

what brands do you guys suggest ?? i hope it will not over 50 bucks

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Old 06-07-2006, 03:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what kind of system are you building? gaming i assume?
what parts do you have/are looking at?
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PC Power and Cooling is all I use now. They are the best of the best, but expensive.
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the antec TPII-550W is badass (in my sig) imo.... but more than 50
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ya , is for gaming , so i need around 550W ...

anyone use Raptoxx before??
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another thing, if i use PCI-e do i need a special PSU?
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I suggest nothing lower than the PC Power and Cooling Turbo-Cool 510 SLI/Express. It's a little more than $50 but WELL worth it in the long run.
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PCP&C (why did I type that out...) is a alot of money and not worth it for a average build. OVerclocking wise, it is one of the best there is.

List your specs, as you may think you need 550, but a 400w will be more than adequete.
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Id Say fortron and enermax would be a good area for you to look into.
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The antec that cwiz said i have and its AMAZING

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runs super! thats what i suggest
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