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Old 12-19-2005, 05:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2gb corsair xms
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future raptor

i really, really want to keep the price at 60 or less. i found out that the psu i have that i intended on using isn't what i thought it was at all.. it's only 350 watts .. 12a on the 12v rail. i'm thinking this def. won't work, lol..

edit: i can get free shipping on this psu from newegg. i'm confused what "+3.3V@30A, +5V@45A, +12V1@18A, +12V2@16 -5V@0.3A, -12V@1.0A, +5VSB@2.5A" means as far as the 12v rail goes, whether you combinde the two to get 34a or what..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817152022
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Old 12-19-2005, 06:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, honestly... You've got some pretty power hungry hardware there.

I wouldn't spend any less then $75 to $80 on a PSU to give that hardware all the reliable, solid, efficient power it needs.

Antec Truepower 550w PSU
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Seasonic 600w PSU

I really can't recommend anything under $60. But, hey that's just me.
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wow, that is a lot of cash. i've already spent so much and truthfully i don't have enough cash right now to get the antec that costs $100. is there ANYTHING for any less that would be just fine?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931
$89.99

That would be fine.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931
$89.99

That would be fine.
alright, thanks. i have a question though.. all those numbers for the 12v rail .. how many amps does it end up getting?
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heres the best PSU 485w at newegg under 80$.....its actually 86$ but its on sale for 76$......http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103457 it is enough power to run ur rig..PS dont cheap out on buying a psu-----read the link in my sig "guide to buying computer parts" good luck
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alright, thanks. if you would suggest the antec, i think i'm going to get it instead though.
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Check this thread out http://www.dfi-street.com/forum/show...t=power+supply This is off the dfi forums. It has what psu they recommend at what price and everything. Check it out. I believe that antec HAVOC2k5 posted is on it.
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Yes, i can't agree more "sbcirclepants" never cheap out on a PSU.

Well, for Mid to High-end machines anyway.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103931

i'm going to get that one..
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