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Old 02-03-2008, 08:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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MY buddy asked me to build him a quad core rig, For ~800, He dosen't care intel or AMD , But i was going to take him the AMD route because of the lower price. Now, for PSU, Do i need a special PSU for Quad core? Or will a 500~600 do fine? Looking at a quad core 1 3850 1 hdd 1 cd/dvd drive and thats it.

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Default Re: Powersupply for Quad core?

I'd still go with a q6600, its faster than the AMD even at stock.

As for a PSU, don't need anything special...just a solid, stable PSU like a Corsair VX550w
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I'd still go with a q6600, its faster than the AMD even at stock.

As for a PSU, don't need anything special...just a solid, stable PSU like a Corsair VX550w
i have the corsair 550W VX and it will be good for my new build that has a quad core so i would recommend that also
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And if I were you, I would go with a p35, q6600, and a 8800GT, or whatever card you want. That will be better than any AMD you can put together I think
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Well, If you can, Throw me a build together with a q6600 and a monitor, no keyboard and mouse for 800 or slightly over. Let me see what you can make.

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Add an Optical Drive?
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