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I'll save the mods some work and say, don't bump your own post multiple times in the same day, nevermind the same hour. I can't even run WoW and minecraft at once without it crashing my computer from the ram maxing out. At least go for 6gb. You'll likely be sorry if you only go with 4.




A lot of OCZ PSUs are on the OCN recommended PSU list, I'm ordering a Fatal1ty 550w today.
Very nice.
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I think a "overkill" PSU is a good thing, it gives a bit of future-proofing. I'm getting a 550w to replace my psu that cant handle 400w. My rig only needs about 400 at max power with a 4ghz OC on my cpu, and my GPU OC turned on.
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I think a "overkill" PSU is a good thing, it gives a bit of future-proofing. I'm getting a 550w to replace my psu that cant handle 400w. My rig only needs about 400 at max power with a 4ghz OC on my cpu, and my GPU OC turned on.
Yeah that's why I went with the 600W. I looked around for a while and 74.99 seems like a really damn good price for a quality 600W PSU.
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Yeah that's why I went with the 600W. I looked around for a while and 74.99 seems like a really damn good price for a quality 600W PSU.
It is. Make sure to check the OCN recommended PSU list to see if that one is on there. I'm pretty sure it is, but it never hurts to check.
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It is. Make sure to check the OCN recommended PSU list to see if that one is on there. I'm pretty sure it is, but it never hurts to check.
I used one of OCN's PSU editor's PSU calculator and apparently I can run 2 GTX 560s in SLI with a 600W OCZ. So I was like "weeeeeeeeeeeeee".
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Case blows
I love this case. Such a sturdy chassis and pleasing to look at as well. I don't mind that it's an old model. It's easy to clean and it has pretty good airflow for the components that are going to be in it.
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post #38 of 67

That's a nice system, but get rid of the overpriced generic DDR3-1333 RAM.
You can buy DDR3-1600 kits for way less.

This is a way better PSU for price (if I remember correctly there is a promo code that brings it down to $70 shipped but I can't remember it...)

At $65 shipped, the value of that case is extremely poor.

would be better for less money, on every single detail.
Edited by xd_1771 - 10/23/11 at 10:28am
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I am new here but not to pc building a 600w isnt overkill it smart thinking spend 10-15$ now and not need to buy one in the future. Another thing is with constant use of your pc the psu will slowly degrade and not be able to put out 600w. On the graphix card i would of went with the 560ti just fr the fact you could of got arkham city and a little bit faster card for about the same price. Oh and they do overclock decently was able to get my evga to 1.1Ghz before i started to get artifacts but i keep it at 900-950 to be safe. My opinion on it overall great build.
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I used one of OCN's PSU editor's PSU calculator and apparently I can run 2 GTX 560s in SLI with a 600W OCZ. So I was like "weeeeeeeeeeeeee".
Yes you can sli on that but you are running close to the max of the psu and think of it this way a Chevy engine could run at 6000 rpm cause that is where it red line is but should you drive it like that every day. try to give your self a bit of over head to try to not burn out the psu. for a single card great sli could do it but is close. Don't flame me if I am wrong. Just my veiw
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