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So, I am buying from Scan.co.uk and I was looking to reallocate some funds from my budget towards a SSD. I immediately thought about the PSU. My question is is there a different modular 650W PSU I can get besides the HX650 that is still really good but is cheaper?

The rest of my build is pretty much sorted, gonna pull the trigger once I can get the case:

P8P67 Pro
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8GB Corsair RAM
Edited by Mackem - 8/28/11 at 8:47pm
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post #2 of 22
This antec unit should work fine for your build: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/550w-...-quiet-fan-atx
If you think you want to go SLI down the line maybe this: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-...-quiet-fan-atx
You may also consider going with 4GB of RAM to free up a little more cash for an SSD.
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Would a 550W PSU be enough? I don't really plan on doing SLI.
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post #4 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mackem View Post
Would a 550W PSU be enough? I don't really plan on doing SLI.
Yeah, that should be fine.
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post #5 of 22
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Would a 550W PSU be enough? I don't really plan on doing SLI.
yes 550w would be fine for that system.
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post #6 of 22
You could run that system without SLI on a 400w PSU and be fine, so yes a 550w will be overkill.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
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Would a 550W PSU be enough? I don't really plan on doing SLI.
550w is enough for any current single-gpu videocard.
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post #8 of 22
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OK, any recommendations for SSDs? What about the OCZ Agility 3 60GB, Crucial RealSSD M4 64GB or Corsair Force Series 3 60GB?
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Get the Crucial M4.
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+1 for the M4. IOPS is what's most important.
 
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