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funami 01-02-2006 04:42 AM

my psu for my new build
 
Hey im getting a 7800gt, amd 64 3500, asus premium a8n sli, crucial pc4000. I have a 400 watt raidmax psu i dont think its very good but do you think it will support that.

http://www.pcabusers.com/reviews/raidmax400w/p4.html

i think thats it

Brtnboarder495 01-02-2006 09:30 AM

No way, definetly go with an OCZ or Antec 500w PSU or higher. 600w leaves lot's of room for expansion and upgrades later, and overclocking.

turtile 01-02-2006 02:26 PM

Won't be able to power it.

weringo 01-02-2006 02:34 PM

This 450W Fortron is the absolute minimum you should go
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

funami 01-02-2006 05:08 PM

I went to one of those site where you can add up the wattage and it said i wouldnt go over like 300 watts used but i guess if you guys say so. I might have to buy a new psu before i put all my stuff together

thebleakness 01-02-2006 05:23 PM

If you have the money go with this one. If its a bit too expensive go with on of the true power series, like this one. If you have to buy something cheap, go with the one that weringo posted.

funami 01-02-2006 05:28 PM

Well you see here is my pickle i alreay had my parents give me 700$ on parts in like a week and they are fed up so we are positive this power supply wont run it and if so i cant go over 60 bucks for a new one :/.

But if i have to buy anything what do you guys think of this one.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103457

Ste 01-02-2006 05:38 PM

That one you linked will do fine.

Sevoma 01-02-2006 06:20 PM

For a 24pin atx plug thingy, get this psu:
It has 2 12v rails, Active PFC, i think 17ms on w/o power, and some other things.
That psu should power almost any pc reliably.

sbcirclepants 01-02-2006 08:08 PM

DUDE that enermax is exactly wat i got, its quiet, and efficient, will do 20-24 pin, sli, watever u want it to....i love it, its the best under 80$, AND ITS ON SALE!!!


edit- 3 12v rails!!!!


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