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Old 01-12-2007, 11:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm going to be building a new PC soon and i'm wondering what power rating my PSU will need to be to supply this system well.

Core 2 Duo X6800
ASUS P5N32 SLI NForce 680i
XFX 8800GTX Overclocked
2GB G.Skill PC6400 DDR2
Raptor 10,000RPM 74GB HDD
160GB Seagate HDD
Combo CD/DVD etc Drive (Pioneer)
Antec Nine-Hundred Case

I'm willing to spend from about 200 - 400$AUD (Which is about 315$USD) If it is really needed. If i MUST spend more than that i won't mind.
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Old 01-13-2007, 12:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You won't need to spend near that much, luckily

Try:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001
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is it nessesary to go up to 850W? Also i'm planning on going SLi later so will it support it? i heard something about needing lots of rails or something with 8800GTX
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Old 01-13-2007, 12:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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What you need to get is a power supply by: PC Power & Cooling

It is BY FAR the best choice for your price range as well as your system.

I guarantee(and so will a lot of people on this forum) that it is the best choice. Good luck with your system and feel free to ask more questions.
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are there more mainstream alternatives? because my store doesen't seem to stock them and i don't wanna pay tons of postage etc for overseas stuff
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I would look at 2 brands in that case.

Enermax and Antec
I would not get any less than 550watts for what you are doing
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Enermax
Antec
Seasonic
etagan
Silverstone
mushkin
Corsair
Fortron (FSP)
PC Power and Cooling

Take your Pick, theres gotta be one or more from where you buy
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Old 01-13-2007, 04:20 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Why don't you just get this?

(I just want to see what kind of reaction I get. )

But ofcourse you can't get that because Newegg doesn't ship to Australia. Where are you buying from? Link the website, and I'll find a good one.
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