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post #11 of 22
I imagine that there won't be much in this computer? Maybe you should look at one of those mini-ITX or micro-ATX cases with an included low-power (like 200W and under) PSU, on that kind of budget. Some of those are okay for this type of application, I think.
post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by CreepyDan;13946674 
I know phaedrus will disagree, but I've had great luck with NON gaming builds using this power supply.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171046&cm_re=coolermaster_460-_-17-171-046-_-Product
When you say 'great luck' I assume you mean 'it hasn't blown up yet'. Hardly a ringing endorsement.
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post #13 of 22
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Originally Posted by infected rat;13948991 
When you say 'great luck' I assume you mean 'it hasn't blown up yet'. Hardly a ringing endorsement.

Some people prefer to live on the edge.
 
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post #14 of 22
All this stuff about cheap or low quality etc. You basicly must not go the cheap route and get one that isn't reliable and will blow and take parts with it (not Hollywood blockbuster blow, you get it).

You don't need to get a 800W PSU, but you do need one from a good brand that will work.
 
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post #15 of 22
I would buy whatever our Mr.PSU recommends.

So Corsair CX430.
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post #16 of 22
If you got another power cord, this ends up being cheaper:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371034&cm_re=antece_430w-_-17-371-034-_-Product

Earthwatt units don't come with a cord. The Corsair is still the better unit though.
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post #17 of 22
I'd go with the rocketfish 500 watt on amazon its $29 and it is undercertified it is really a 730 watt continuous supply. I don't have one, but i am going to buy one in roughly a week, because i run a Xeon server board (as a desktop) with dual 110 watt xeons and my 330 watt (certified at 480) logisys is severely underpowered. (Logisys PS480D)
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post #18 of 22
This one might do the job, but then again I don't know much about PSUs.

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Antec-BP350-Basiq-Power-Supply/dp/B000H9J3ZC/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1312045110&sr=1-1"]Amazon.com: Antec BP350 Basiq PC Power Supply Unit (350 Watts): Electronics[/ame]

under budget with free shipping and probably no taxes.
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post #19 of 22
The cx430v2 is a nice psu that's regularly 20-25$ amir, and I've even seen it at 16$ amir. I'd go with that if you can live with waiting on a rebate.
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post #20 of 22
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817148042

Used this in a light gaming build with a phenom 2 4GB ripjaws and an HD3450. Been going strong ever since i built it.
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