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Old 09-16-2006, 11:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which Psu For Mobo And Cpu

What sort of PSU do I need for a Asus P5B Deluxe with a Dual Core2 6400.

Do i need a PSU with EPS12V and 24pin?

Cheers in advance!!!

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Old 09-16-2006, 07:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The P5B deluxe uses the normal P4 instead of EPS.

It has a 24 pin plug but can run with 20.

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Old 09-16-2006, 10:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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P5B comes with 24-pin ATX + 2 X 4-pin 12v connectors. check out with manufacturer of PSU before deciding to buy. and far better, download the Motherboard Manual first to see if it can support 20-pin as well.
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Old 09-16-2006, 11:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I am using an Antec Neo 550W. It has 3, 12V rails with dedicated PCI-E power x 2.

It is a modular PSU (unused power cables can be removed). There is some controversy over the voltage fluctuations. I have not had any.

(Testing a 6400 @3.2 w/ P5B-D)

500W with dual 12V rails will do it cleanly (OCZ, Antec, Enermax, Silverstone...)
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Old 09-17-2006, 08:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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im gonna get the Akasa AK-P050FG8-BKUK 500W Green Power 80+ (CA-019-AK) from overclcokers!

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