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Old 02-24-2007, 11:38 AM   #11 (permalink)
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well i was thinking of in case he wanted to sli rather then buying a new graphics card when the 8800gtx becomes a lil cheaper. In other words upgradeability
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True but still...I don't think SLI is worth it much at all becuase of the heat and watts it take. I would just do the eVGA step-up to an 8900GTX in a few months.
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Old 02-24-2007, 09:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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http://www.tekcorp.com.au/catalog/pr...4b5c9955a5c7f4

is that power supply ok
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I'd get a Seasonic S12 Energy+ 650w or a Corsair 620w, and even that might be too much power. Not familiar with buying parts in AU. Any other stores you can buy from that have a better selection?
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not really only antec, silverstone, ocz and coolermaster sre the main ones here
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Old 02-24-2007, 09:48 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Ok..well the antec or OCZ would probably be fine then. Just get 550w+. Maybe more if you plan on having a bunch of hd's.
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Old 02-24-2007, 09:53 PM   #17 (permalink)
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heres my system

pc8000 g skill ram 1000mhz
320gb seagate hd
core 2 duo 2.4 (overclocking)
palit 8800 gtx eventuly sli
nvidia 680i mb
coolermaster elite case
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should i get a 600w psu or more?
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Old 02-24-2007, 10:05 PM   #18 (permalink)
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650w would probably be enough for SLI'd 8800GTX's based off a PSU calculator I tried. Not sure how reliable it is though, and I didn't factor in the WC kit.
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I would stick with the OCZ, it's a great PSU, and there's no such thing as too much juice.
plus it lets you stick as many HDDs, dvd drives, or peripherals in as you want and still be able to OC to the max.
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Old 02-25-2007, 07:50 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Get yourself a nice beefy power supply for that system.

You wont regret it.
At least 550 watts and 36 amps on the 12 volt rail
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