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Old 12-18-2005, 10:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I could use a suggestion for a PSU.

IM gettin

dfi ultra-d mobo
AMD x2 4200
7800 gt or gtx (undecided could use some suggestions) graphics card

I guess my real question is do I have to have a different PSU to use the dual core cpu.

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Old 12-18-2005, 10:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You do not need a different psu for the cpu. DFIs require more than 480W to operate stable. If you check out dfis forums at they recommend the ocz powerstream 520W for the all around best power supply. As for the graphics card, the gtx really isnt worth the extra money because it only increases the fps by 10-15. Get the gt and save the money and buy something better now or later.

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Old 12-18-2005, 10:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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u should get a psu of at least 500w (higher is better) wid dat system ur tryin to build. i have an antec truepower 550w. very quiet and stable. works flawlessly powering up everything in my computer

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83Ghz || 4GB OCZ 1066 DDR2 RAM || GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P Motherboard ||
PNY XLR8 GTX 470 || Raptor 300GB 10,000 RPM HDD RAID0 || Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
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Old 12-19-2005, 08:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The OCZ powerstream 520w i have has been working great.
I\'m happy with it.
X2 4400+
ATI X1800 XT
2x1gb Corsair XMS CL2
1 Raptor 74 gig
ABIT AN8 Ultra
OCZ Powerstream 520w
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