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Need help picking a ok lower watt psu, I am planing on buying a hd6870 at the end of the month and know i need a better psu then the one in my sig rig. I was going to get the 550w xfx one off new egg but they are out of stock so Im wonder if this one is good:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

I really can only spend $100 cdn thats with tax and shipping in, I dont really need a lot of power only going to have the one video card.
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Did you read the stickies? Especially the one called "FAQ: Recommended Power Supplies"?
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Did you read the stickies? Especially the one called "FAQ: Recommended Power Supplies"?

I did, where it listed the ocz fatality 550w under the good list, yet searching this forum for the same psu yielded different responses so what next
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post #4 of 9
That psu will be fine, you really only need a quality 500watt
Edited by AMD955 - 11/14/11 at 6:20pm
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I'm not exactly sure what you want. If the PSU is not on the recommended list, I wouldn't use it, nor would I recommend it. If, on the other hand, it is, then I would both use it and recommend it if it came down to it. And you won't find many different responses from other people.

Yes, certain people will have certain problems with certain PSUs. But I'm not going to make up your mind for you and tell you what PSU to buy. All the information you need to make the decision for yourself is in the stickies and the other threads on this topic.

If you have read about problems with the OCZ PSU and don't trust it, then don't buy it! There are more than a dozen PSUs on that list, so pick a different one.
post #7 of 9
that psu is okay, but this one is better for just 10 dollars more: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371048 smile.gif
Edited by Spade616 - 11/14/11 at 6:28pm
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Simple and will do the job.

Rosewill Green Series 530w $54 Shipped.
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Simple and will do the job.
Rosewill Green Series 530w $54 Shipped.

didnt even see that one, looks like my choice, thanks!
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