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Old 09-04-2008, 10:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to get a new PSU but i wondering how much my pc will draw from it.
I have:
Intel E6750 dual core
Asus P5K
ATI HD 4870
2gb XMS 2 RAM
2 CD drives
4 case fans

Will 520W be enough?
And which one is better, considering price. The 520W corsair modular, the 550W non-modular or the 650W non-modular.

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4GB Corsair Dominator 1066MHZ + airflow fan
Sapphire HD4850 512mb
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 + Artic cooler Freezer 7 pro
Samsung Spinpoint F1 500gb
650W Corsair TX
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Old 09-04-2008, 11:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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any of those will be fine, but id go with at least the 550vx. i have the 550vx and it will be fine running that rig. 650 cant hurt either.
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Any of those are way more than necessary
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520 is absolutely plenty. You can keep many cables off as well since it's modular.

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yeah id say the 550vx, you could easily run that rig of an 450vx if you wanted to. yeah modular is the way to go, but some cases (nsk 4000 antec) has like a part at the top of the case near the first couple 5.25" bays where you can fold and shove all the unused cables, and it deosnt affect airflow because its up near the dvd drives, i really like it!
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