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Old 06-23-2005, 10:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I just bought a Pentium D 820, mobo Asus P5LD2-VM, XFX GeForce 6600 GT 128MB, 1GB Corsair DDR2, M-Audio Audiophile 2496 ...spent all my money on that, so I´ll buy the case and HD later on...for now, will use the ones from my old P3 1Ghz...anyway, the power source I need to buy...I was thinking about the SevenTeam 420 BKV...do you think that real 420w will be plenty? Thanks!
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Old 06-23-2005, 11:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I read that 350 W was the standard, so 420 W should do nicely. I'm not sure, but it wouldn't hurt to spend a few extra dollars for a 450 or 480W just to be safe. And that way, you can add stuff later on if you need to. Good luck; wish I had a computer like yours.
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A Thermaltake TT-420AD would do great in your system, get a brand name power supply always
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Old 06-24-2005, 05:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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7team is a brand name...I was just asking if this energy would be enough...real 420w...
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if you are going to upgrade, which you will need to, buy a 500 watt p/s for 50 bucks on newegg.
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Old 06-24-2005, 10:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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If I ever finish this pc how I want, it´d be:

Pentium D 820 processor (I have)
mobo Asus P5LD2-VM (I have)
XFX GeForce 6600 GT 128MB (I have)
2GB Corsair DDR2 (I have only 1GB now)
M-Audio Audiophile 2496 (I have)
2 7200RPM SATA HD (I have only 1 old HD from my P3)
DVD-RW (Don´t have),

Isn´t real 420w enough for that?? Thanks
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u dont need 2 gigs of RAM, but whatever.

U should be fine with the TT-420AD, though it might be worth it to get a TT-480AD
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What´s the best option here? For quality and price...I just remembered I´d like to do some case modding after...

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...11831&SortBy=A
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if you are going to upgrade, which you will need to, buy a 500 watt p/s for 50 bucks on newegg.
I agree. You should NEVER skimp out on your power supply.

The point of buying a good power supply now is so that you don't have to buy a better one later when you upgrade. It will last you some good time.

I have the OCZ Powerstream 520W PSU, and I have been very satisfied with its quality and reliability.

Those on a budget should consider the OCZ Modstream 520W. It's $12 more than its 450W version, but obviously worth it.
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