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Old 07-08-2009, 01:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default need a new psu... recommendations?

I am starting to run out of power with my 500 watt and need a replacement. I would like the new psu to be able to handle an overclocked q6600, volt modded 4850, and still have room for expansion. Suggestions?

oh yeah, i am on a REALLY tight budget, lol.

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Default Re: need a new psu... recommendations?

what is your idea of a tight budget?

my recommendations:
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

$99 with $20 MIR.

or
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Power Supplies

$119 with $20 MIR
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Default Re: need a new psu... recommendations?

Wha brands you current psu?
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Default Re: need a new psu... recommendations?

my current psu is made by spire:
Spire Rocketeer 500 Watt Power Supply

i was hoping for something cheaper, but after looking around on newegg myself those do seem to be the best options...

do you guys have a rough idea of about how much more power a vmodded 4850 would take compared to stock?

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