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Old 03-08-2005, 09:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best 24 pin PSU

I was originally going to get the Antec 24 pin 550 watt PSU. But now I realize it is meant for servers and not gamers. It doesn't appear to have the proper hook-up for the video card. You know that 6 pin block for PCI-E vid cards?

I've been looking around and I can't seem to find a 24 pin power supply I real like.
-I'm looking for one preferably 500 watts or above.
-Needs to be 24 pin
-There are going to be 4 fans in the system, so it probably needs to have 4 dedicated fan connectors
-Needs to have a 6 pin PCI-E power connector
-Needs to have 2 SATA connectors for RAID
-Needs to be standard atx size, 15cm X 14cm X 8.6cm

Does there possibly exist such a wonderful power supply? Or anything close? :amazed:

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Old 03-08-2005, 10:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just get a PCI Express power converter.
Didn't your motherboard come with SATA power converters?
Antec is one of the best.
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Old 03-08-2005, 11:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The whole point is for me to not have to mess around with converters. I just want the stinking 24 pin, pci-e connector with no converters!
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Old 03-08-2005, 11:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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hmm this is close:
http://www.xoxide.com/ocz-modstream-...dular-psu.html
if you have 120 bux that is.

EDIT: and this one, dunno bout the brand tho, but its got a 34A +12V
http://www.xoxide.com/x-connect-500-uvblue.html

^ Poop that one is only a 20 pin
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Old 03-09-2005, 12:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Actually that OCZ one is also a 20 pin. It just comes with an adapter to get you to 24 pin, it's not a real 24 pin PSU.

After an hour of searching this is the best I got so far. Is this any good?

http://www.case-mod.com/store/produc...oducts_id=1263
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Old 03-09-2005, 07:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I don't care about the fan connectors anymore since all my fans came with adapters.

So can I get some feedback on this power supply?
I'm wondering if it will be reliable and is a good brand or whatever, and be fully compatible.
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ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe-----------------------GIGABYTE K8NF4-9 NForce4 4X
512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200-----512MBX2 Corsair XMS 2-2-2-5 PC-3200
ATI RADEON X800 XT Platinum Edition-------ATI RADEON X800 XL
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS----------Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
Western Digital Raptor 37GB 10K------------2X Western Digital SATA150 Caviar SE 80GB RAID 0
Antec True 480W------------------------------Thermaltake Silent PurePower 680W
Zalman 5.1 Headphones----------------------Zalman 5.1 Headphones
Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone----------Zalman High Sensitivity Microphone
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