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Old 12-21-2005, 04:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all....I am in need of some Power supply advice.
I am excited with putting together my new system.....here is a run down:
Asus A8N-SLI Premium
AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego
Asus GeForce 6800GT PCI Express
Creative Labs 2 ZS GamerLE
Plextor CD/DVD R-RW ect...
Corsair 1 g DDR
160 gb Sata

I need a decent case...no fancy lights
and the Correct power source....500w, v.20 compliant? etc. I called Asus and they daid 500-550W is plenty. A friend said 600W....I was like ..wow...600W...
So, I am back here to get advice form those that have experience. Most my parts are on the way.....except case and power source.

Thanks for the input
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Old 12-21-2005, 04:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Antec Truepower TrueControl 2.0 550w PSU - $89 newegg.com

As far as cases go... It's really personal preference.

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I'd recommend those.
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Old 12-21-2005, 04:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'd say a 550W should be good - a little less might do, but just to be safe, 550.

Go with Antec, Enermax, Fortron

This is the case I have. It's black, plain, strong, and cheap. Nothing fancy, just an all around great case.
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Yup, I'd reccomend the Antec Truepower 2.0 550W as well.
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Have you already ordered your parts because a X-Fi XtremeMusic sound card and a eVGA 7800 GT would be great additions.

If you can't afford these extra upgrades, I suggest buying the $360 7800 GT from MonarchComputer and get a free eVGA SLI mobo.
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