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Im having a hard time finding a psu that will fit in this case with enough watts/efficiency for running a 1155 cpu 24/7. I looked at the Antec and Corsair psu's but looks like they wont fit. Any recomendations?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811154085
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104075 should work fine.
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Thx for the reply. I was thinking I can get a psu with more watts. I saw a Diablotek with 380 watts but its 76.9% rated. Would you get this Diablotek over the FSP 300 watts?
http://www.diablotek.com/DOWNLOAD/sp...0M_revised.pdf
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Thx for the reply. I was thinking I can get a psu with more watts. I saw a Diablotek with 380 watts but its 76.9% rated. Would you get this Diablotek over the FSP 300 watts?
http://www.diablotek.com/DOWNLOAD/sp...0M_revised.pdf
Yeah cheap OEM's like Diablotech are an accident waiting to happen. Try this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256063

What else will be in your setup? depending on your gpu and extras that may not be enough.
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Thx for the reply. I was thinking I can get a psu with more watts. I saw a Diablotek with 380 watts but its 76.9% rated. Would you get this Diablotek over the FSP 300 watts?
http://www.diablotek.com/DOWNLOAD/sp...0M_revised.pdf
Get the FSP, it's a much better performer, and the 2600k rig wouldn't top 150w DC.
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Yeah cheap OEM's like Diablotech are an accident waiting to happen. Try this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817256063

What else will be in your setup? depending on your gpu and extras that may not be enough.
It will be the 2600k with a GTS 450 for watching movies. Its going to be dedicated bigadv folding machine/WMC.

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Get the FSP, it's a much better performer, and the 2600k rig wouldn't top 150w DC.
Im pretty sure that a well oc 2600k pull more than 150 watts. Thats why Im a bit shy about just getting a 300 watt psu.
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Im pretty sure that a well oc 2600k pull more than 150 watts. Thats why Im a bit shy about just getting a 300 watt psu.
Uh... not really.

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It will be the 2600k with a GTS 450 for watching movies. Its going to be dedicated bigadv folding machine/WMC.
300w is still fine.

You're just wasting watts if you go bigger.
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If you don't feel comfortable with a good quality 300 watt psu save yourself about $12 and get the

and you can mount any PSU you want in it. The BetaEVO isn't that much bigger, but it would give you so much more versatility and options and is only $44.82 shipped.
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I'm not trying to start anything but you are wrong about the 2600k watts. I know because I have one folding with a killawatt and its using 260 @ full load from the wall with a 82% efficiency psu. By the way that's with a gts 450 just for the display at idle and nothing else in the system, not even fans. The math don't lie.
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If you don't feel comfortable with a good quality 300 watt psu save yourself about $12 and get the NZXT Beta EVO case from Amazon and you can mount any PSU you want in it. The BetaEVO isn't that much bigger, but it would give you so much more versatility and options and is only $44.82 shipped.
Thanks for the idea.
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