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Old 10-21-2004, 10:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was thinking to take the Fortron 350 W wich was very cheap so my question is.

Is there a cheap power with 350W wich works perfect and cheap for the money...and wich one

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Old 10-21-2004, 11:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I've been using Antec for a few years with no problems. A few different ones too, 250, 350, 400w.

IIRC, they have around a 3 year warranty and they stand by it.
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Old 10-21-2004, 12:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i was talking about cheap and good power suplys antec seems expensif to me
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Cheap and good don't always go hand-in hand.

Antecs arent THAT expensive anyway.

But I also see that a few members are selling PC power supplies on the site here, so maybe check with them about what they have.
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Old 10-21-2004, 02:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Considering that 1. all your components get power from the PSU, and 2. a cheap PSU can fry all your hardware in a snap...it's in your best interests to not penny-pinch when buying a PSU. Buy a good, solid PSU, for a trustworthy price. It's worth your time and money.
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Not such a good idea to get a crap PSU. PSU is actually very important, your hardware stability relies on it. The new and more powerful components, for instance video cards, will need a good power supply that supports 12V rail. I suggest a brand from antec, enermax, thermaltake. They are worth the $$.
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Old 10-21-2004, 06:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Alright the gues to pick a quality PS then. thanks you all for your kindly help.
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Old 10-21-2004, 07:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I bought a cheap PSU... it died after less than a year... I learned my lesson and invested in a better quality one (though it wasnt that expensive). as other have said if the CPU is the brain of your puter then the PSU is the heart (pumping blood(electricity) around the system)... you dont want a dodgy ticker on your system do you! Spend a little extra and get something that is good quality would be my advice!
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Old 10-22-2004, 08:18 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Oke but what can go rong when your power suply gives up feeding blood, does that mean al your components wil die to??

dont realy get it about that because if the PS gives up working al other components go BANG!! or something??
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