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How's this PSU?

Bad.
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post #12 of 19
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Is there a good $50 psu with no rebates at microcenter?
post #13 of 19
You shouldn't cheap out so much on the PSU...
However the PSU that Unoriginal Sin recommended is decent for what you're powering.
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post #14 of 19
Do you already have the HD 6950 2GB? How about you get a HD 6950 1GB (exact same performance unless you're running something texture-heavy at resolutions well above 1200p with heavy AA) and then the OCZ ZS?

If you leave the Power Tune cap as is on the HD 6950 and don't add a million hard drives, Antec High Current Gamer 400W is decent enough at $45 and should be enough. You'll need to use an adapter for the second PCIe 6-pin power connector though.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0348765
post #15 of 19
Thread Starter 
Im going to be overclocking so i might need a psu with a little more power. Hows this corsair psu?
post #16 of 19
Hey if your gonna buy right now (as in today) throw down the extra 5 over your budget for this http://www.newegg.com/Special/ShellShocker.aspx?cm_sp=ShellShocker-_-17-341-049-_-02122012_2
post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by coconutguy1254 View Post

Im going to be overclocking so i might need a psu with a little more power. Hows this corsair psu?

That ons'e good.
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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by coconutguy1254 View Post

Im going to be overclocking so i might need a psu with a little more power. Hows this corsair psu?
It's inferior to the ZS, stop looking for trash and follow the good suggestions you've already been offered.
post #19 of 19
If you're willing to stretch to $60 (not counting rebates), at Microcenter the Antec High Current Gamer 520W is better than the Corsair CX500 V2:
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0348766

If you're willing to order online and would really prefer to go cheaper for whatever reason, the best option at the original price goal of $50 (shipped) is the Rosewill Green Series 530W:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182199
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