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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by glakr View Post
Don't see much info on that PSU, but looks like one to maybe avoid. You usually get what you pay for with PSUs.
His Chieftec isn't a stellar unit but it'll do the job.
post #12 of 18
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Originally Posted by blabla21 View Post
Wait, is then that chieftec PSU good ?
I wouldn't risk it.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by blabla21 View Post
Lol, don't think so.
EDIT: and btw, you have a psu with 750W
Do your research....wrong

A quality 500w would run that system no problem....maybe not with heavy OC'ing but at stock no issue.
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by blabla21 View Post
Chieftec CTG-600-80P, 600W
Not the best unit in the world but should do the job.
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post #15 of 18
500W would be plenty but go wtih a quality 500W. NEVER EVER skimp on PSU quality. Personally, go with one of the following and you will be set for a while:

High Current pro 650W (or if you want some room to play with go 750)
TX650 V2 (or go 750 if you want some room to upgrade)
SeaSonic X650

All of those are quality Tier 1 or teir 2 PSUs.


If you live in the US, go to newegg. You can get the TX650 V2 for a nice price
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=TX650%20V2
 
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post #16 of 18
Don't even use a Pentium 3 with a Chieftec power supply....that "650W" is probably more like 250 if you're lucky, more realistically 200....no joke
EDIT: Sorry, i was thinking Chiefmax...
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post #17 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pentium-David View Post
Don't even use a Pentium 3 with a Chieftec power supply....that "650W" is probably more like 250 if you're lucky, more realistically 200....no joke
EDIT: Sorry, i was thinking Chiefmax...
Lol, never knew there are Chiefmax
post #18 of 18
Rule of thumb: any PSU with "max" in the brand name is automatically crap, unless it's an Enermax.
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