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post #1 of 32
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Alright, we've determined that I should stick with my generic psu that works. If that is the case, I'll be ordering from NCIX. The case from nzxt comes with a 400watt PSU. Would that be better than my generic, should I give it a chance or just stick with the one i have?
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post #2 of 32
I'd take the Aspire, simply because I have one of thier PSU's and it is rock solid, and I've never heard of the other company. 34 amps on 12v+ will definatly run your system fine, but you might want something a little larger for a Croe 2 system.

Directron will ship to Canada, according to thier checkout page.
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post #3 of 32
I wouldn't put something like that in a C2D system, I'd look for an OCZ, Enermax, FSP or Silverstone.
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Budget though, for now. That aspire wouldn't do a core 2? Why not?
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post #5 of 32
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Originally Posted by Kopi
Budget though, for now. That aspire wouldn't do a core 2? Why not?
It would definatly run the C2D base system (remember, they are remarkably power-efficient) but all the things like graphics cards, multiple hard drives, and such that are likley to also be in that system would put major stress on that PSU. Aspire is a great budget company, but they just aren't built as well as other companies.
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post #6 of 32
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Oh i see, I am a power supply noob. I'll probably be getting a new powersupply for Core 2 I guess..this one is only to keep this sytem going, because the PSU is junkage.
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post #7 of 32
when you go core 2, get a seasonic or an fsp....

Why not look for an FSP right now? They're reasonably cheap for what you're getting...
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post #8 of 32
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FSP...never heard of. I'll check it out. Thanks "Burnsy"

Like this? http://www.directron.com/ax450pn.html ?

50watt less...10 buck less...now the argument is..

FSP
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Aspire
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post #9 of 32
I really can't suggest the Aspire becuase there are soo many other power supply companies that have been reviewed for their exceptional power supplies and I can't remember one review where the aspire was put up against any of them.

Aspire is getting better with power supplies but FSP is definatley they way to go if you want to get a budget power supply for a good price.
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FSP, aka Forton. Good stuff!
    
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