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Old 08-31-2005, 11:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Stock PSU is always crap, get a different one.

You don't need the SLI version of the DFI Lanparty. Save yourself $70 and get the DFI Lanparty UT nF4 Ultra-D. Its on a Labor Day special right now so you save an extra $12 .

That motherboard has a very good Integrated 7.1 Sound Card, save yourself $122 and ditch the Audigy.

Why're you buying the Athlon 64 4000+?! Its not worth it. Get the 3200+ if you're fine with 512KB L2 cache. Get the 3700+ is you want 1MB L2 Cache. You can overclock the 3700+ .2 Ghz (An overclocker can do that in their sleep) and make it a 4000+.

The 3200+ will overclock farther though,
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your talking about two different cores...
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your talking about two different cores...
Yes, I know. Thats why I said "If you're fine with 512MB L2 cache." There isn't a huge difference between the San Diego and the Venice Cores, except for the L2 cache. I don't see your point...
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Final Edit?

Any comments on final?
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Looks like a pretty crappy psu unit with a pretty nice system there. Do not cheap out on it, get at least this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104154

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153011

Or to save money with a quality combo case/psu get this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129158

Are you overclocking that ram???
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No need for a PSU that lavish. But if you're going to be spending $100+ on a PSU, atleast get one with 2 +12v Rails.

Like this 1.

Overkill in my opinion though.
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Faint, maybe this will help:

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1. 99.999% of the time, yes (assuming it's coming from the motherboard)

you'll most likely have to replace the motherboard and the PSU.
one lesson to learn is, always get a good PSU.
cheap PSU's often supply fluctuating power, that can crash the system, damage, or even destroy parts.

some good brand PSU's are: Enermax, Antec, Thermaltake, Cooler Master, OCZ (OCZ's are rock solid) and Ultra. some people don't like Ultra PSU's, but they are pretty good.
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No need for a PSU that lavish. But if you're going to be spending $100+ on a PSU, atleast get one with 2 +12v Rails.

Like this 1.

Overkill in my opinion though.
Thanks flanker good point.
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Old 09-01-2005, 09:30 AM   #19 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817103929 Better PSU?

List List List.

About my case and the fans. I went to the Xions site and couldn't figure out how many slots for fans there were...Can someone help me out?

Edit : Last minute plans, I'm going down the shore (Wildwood) untill Saturday. I might be able to get internet I don't know. See you all later.
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Power supply looks good to me.

As for your case, it has:

1 x 120 mm Silent Fan in rear, 1 x 80 mm LED Fan on side panel, 1 x 120 mm LED Fan in Front

for more info on that case:

http://www.xionusa.com/product-case-Xion2.html
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