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Old 10-22-2007, 03:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The corsair is a much more stable psu. vernong just posted the same link twice. The ocz psu's have been known to have a high ripple which can often kill components.
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Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX ATX12V V2.2 550W Power Supply 90 - 264 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail

its not OCZ in general... just the GameXStream... the StealthXStream's are fine..
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Old 10-22-2007, 05:27 PM   #12 (permalink)
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ClubIT Product - CORSAIR HX CMPSU-520HX 520W Active PFC NVIDIA SLI Certified Modular ATX Power Supply Retail
same price and modular
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Old 10-22-2007, 05:50 PM   #13 (permalink)
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i just realized i copied and pasted a corsair 550vx by mistake... i meant a Corsair 520 because its modular, and has more amperage..
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:22 PM   #14 (permalink)
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So I guess this is the final build, seems to be a debate on the power but ill let you guys duke it out. Aslong as theres enough power for the entire thing ill be happy. To also give you a comparision of what im using now (yes sad) its a Dell 2350 with a whopping 256gb of ram, 80gb HDD (60 of which is full), 2.00ghz Pentium 4, integraded auido and graphics. I can literally take a shower and eat breakfast while I wait for my desktop to load.

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Old 10-22-2007, 06:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
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yes.. get teh 320mb GTS instead.. its proven that it has very little improvement in games..

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So apparenly from everyone suggestions im roughly $130 below budget...any ideas that could be thrown into this as a slight upgrade?
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You could get a Western Digital 750GB i guess... its really fast, sometimes performs near the speeds of a Raptor X... but its got 5x the space...
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:14 PM   #18 (permalink)
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yea i doubt ill use that much space, **** i doubt if ill even come close to the 500GB
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um....TUNIQ TOWER!!
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:19 PM   #20 (permalink)
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haha those look pretty sweet, i would if it wasnt burried under a desk all day. Would it make a difference if i got another stick at RAM, i know i probably wont use the extra 2gb but couldnt hurt would it?
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