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Old 10-13-2008, 09:05 PM   #31 (permalink)
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No problem. Glad that I can help.
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Prototype, what is your project in your sig?
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It is a project I am thinking of and saving money for it. This will be my first custom built desktop and I am thinking of getting top holder on all the benchmark we have in this forum.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:27 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Thats cool.

How do you think this PSU is? Newegg.com - Antec EA650 650W ATX12V Ver.2.2 / EPS12V version 2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Any good?
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Yes thats should be enough for 1 GTX 260 and an overclocked CPU.
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Ok, so I will probably get that.

But if I'm getting one 9800 GTX and a Core 2 quad Q6600, will I really need 650W or can I get lower? I don't really plan on overclocking because I don't really know how to do it.
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Ok, so I will probably get that.

But if I'm getting one 9800 GTX and a Core 2 quad Q6600, will I really need 650W or can I get lower? I don't really plan on overclocking because I don't really know how to do it.
No you dont need a PSU that big to power that, but its always good to leave some headroom for future upgrades.

I have this PSU: Newegg.com - Antec NeoPower 550 550W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies which is a fairly good one, and cheaper - it would still suit you. But if you can afford it I would get the Corsair 650tx.
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Ok, then I'll get the 550W, is the one you have good? I'll probably get that one if it is.
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Yes it is a good one, its also modular. Check out this guide first

http://www.techist.com/forums/f76/re...-guide-137927/

Also, this one is a good choice:

Newegg.com - Rosewill RP500-2 500W ATX12V v2.01 Power Supply - Power Supplies
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Yeah, I checked out that guide. Thanks.
The Rosewill one looks pretty good also.
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