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Diablotek 650w PSU's say that they're 650w too. Those units blow up (literally) with a 250w load. Never trust what the box has to say. wink.gif

And what PSU do you recomend for my next hd 7950 graphics card? 500W from corsair should be fine right?
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Diablotek 650w PSU's say that they're 650w too. Those units blow up (literally) with a 250w load. Never trust what the box has to say. wink.gif

And what PSU do you recomend for my next hd 7950 graphics card? 500W from corsair should be fine right?

For a 7950, I'd be looking towards a quality 550w unit. Take a look at the PSU section here at OCN. There's a sticky called "Recommended PSU list". Any 550-600w unit off that list should do just fine.
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post #13 of 29
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And what PSU do you recomend for my next hd 7950 graphics card? 500W from corsair should be fine right?

http://www.corsair.com/power-supply-units/builder-series/builder-series-cx500-v2-80plus-certified-power-supply.html This one!
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Oh, 550w OK, Let me take a look
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Oh, 550w OK, Let me take a look

I like this Rosewill http://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-RG530-S12-530-Watt-Certified-Compatible/dp/B004GL4UZK/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1326602064&sr=1-1 It's pretty simple, and not that expensive, it's one the list, might get that one smile.gif
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Oh, 550w OK, Let me take a look

I like this Rosewill http://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-RG530-S12-530-Watt-Certified-Compatible/dp/B004GL4UZK/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1326602064&sr=1-1 It's pretty simple, and not that expensive, it's one the list, might get that one smile.gif

That's a good unit, and would handle your build with a 7950 just fine. The Rosewill Capstone 550w is slightly more, and its a LOT better of a unit. The Green will do fine though honestly.
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post #17 of 29
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That's a good unit, and would handle your build with a 7950 just fine. The Rosewill Capstone 550w is slightly more, and its a LOT better of a unit. The Green will do fine though honestly.

It's 80$ on newegg, I will decide later if this or tthe 530W one, but thank you and the others for helping me!!thumb.gif
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Avoid Corsair's CX line of power supplies. http://www.overclock.net/t/1196784/does-this-newegg-review-on-this-corsair-psu-hold-any-water#post_16138595

Good post. Did not know that.
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Good series to look at is the antec high current gamer units. The 520 and 620w units are seasonic models that are bronze certified
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