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Old 07-09-2007, 12:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking My PC is ALMOST complete. Need advice on one more thing!

I just ordered patriot extreme 2x1gb 4-4-4-12, and a sapphire x1950xt. So no turning back for those two. I need advice on a power supply that will NOT fail me, any suggestions? Some of you said get extremepower 550w, while others said rosewill 550w, I'm still not sure what to get.

CPU:
e6750

Video Card (purchased):
x1950xt

RAM (purchased):
patriot extreme 2x1gb 4-4-4-12

Mobo:
p35-ds3r

HDD:
Seagate 250gb

Monitor:
Samsung 20"

Case:
CoolerMaster Centurion

Power Supply:
I have no freakin clue... reviews on newegg isn't helping much either.

Yes, I decided the quad core and 8800gts was overkill for the games I'll be playing. I'll probably be hooked on SC2 once it comes out and that'll keep me happy.
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My rig:
CoolerMaster Centurion 5
SamSung 20" LCD
Intel E6750 @ 2.66Ghz
Gigabyte p35-ds3r
Patriot Extreme 2gb 4-4-4-12
Sapphire X1950XT 256mb
Samsung 500gb @ 7200
PSU Xclio GreatPower 550W
Samsung DVD Burner
Logitec X-230 2.1
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Get the Corsair 520 or if your low on money get the xclio greatpower
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rosewill, refer to the psu guide
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Shouldve gotten 8800gts 320....

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rosewill, refer to the psu guide
I just looked at the psu guide but it's not very specific. It just names the brands and no model/wattage. It says Antec for high end builds... but what if someone buys a 300watt Antec for a SLI system or something. I need specifics.... that guide is way too vague.
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Patriot Extreme 2gb 4-4-4-12
Sapphire X1950XT 256mb
Samsung 500gb @ 7200
PSU Xclio GreatPower 550W
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Is this any good?
Rosewill RP550-2 ATX 2.01 550W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL - Retail

Newegg.com - Rosewill RP550-2 ATX 2.01 550W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL - Retail
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Intel E6750 @ 2.66Ghz
Gigabyte p35-ds3r
Patriot Extreme 2gb 4-4-4-12
Sapphire X1950XT 256mb
Samsung 500gb @ 7200
PSU Xclio GreatPower 550W
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Is this any good?
Rosewill RP550-2 ATX 2.01 550W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL - Retail

Newegg.com - Rosewill RP550-2 ATX 2.01 550W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL - Retail
its good....
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I just looked at the psu guide but it's not very specific. It just names the brands and no model/wattage. It says Antec for high end builds... but what if someone buys a 300watt Antec for a SLI system or something. I need specifics.... that guide is way too vague.
I would have to agree with you. That guide is completely worthless along with half of the guides on this forum. No offense to the authors of the guides, I just don't find most of them helpful and the ones that are, are outdated.
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I would have to agree with you. That guide is completely worthless along with half of the guides on this forum. No offense to the authors of the guides, I just don't find most of them helpful and the ones that are, are outdated.
ask Ste to build a new guide..... because Antec is losing quality and Rosewill are good budget PSU's
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i would recommend the Xcilo 550 watt goodpower for that price its an amazing power supply
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