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Old 10-27-2005, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im getting conflicting answers about a good PSU

my system will consist of athlon-64 3700+ san diego processor, X800XL video card, 1 gig corsair 3200 ram, 120 gig seagate hardrive, mobo is MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939, dvd/cd R/RW, no sound card, will use on board sound.

I will not be overclocking.

What kind of PSU would I need?

450w? 500w?

12v/18a? 12v/26a?

What should I be looking for?


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i would go with the rosewill or ocz.. TT psu's tend not to live that long.

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wow.. nvm that.. i just noticed the first two were under 40 bucks.. any cheap psu is apt to die early.. i would get the ocz if i were you
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Old 11-04-2005, 01:15 AM   #5 (permalink)
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OCZ would be a fine choice
antecs are good
and PC POWER AND COOLING are great, but expensice
seasonics are also very good
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Old 11-04-2005, 05:55 AM   #6 (permalink)
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For his price range hes prolly gonna be looking for an enermax or a forton, looks like hes a cheapy.

all good Power supplys.

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