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I need to upgrade my PSU before upgrading my hardware specs. . . but i also need a case for the server im building and would really like to upgrade the one i have and use it as the server case. . . soo . .

Should i get a decent power supply (say the SILVERSTONE ST85ZF)

or should i get a new case . . . which would probably be the LIAN LI, V Silent PC-V1100B

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post #2 of 8
I vote power supply.
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post #3 of 8
I vote power supply.
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post #4 of 8
I say go with power supply as no matter how good your case is, without a good PSU it ain't gonna work
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post #5 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dexterousdeven
I say go with power supply as no matter how good your case is, without a good PSU it ain't gonna work
My system works fine now. . . but when i upgrade to DX10 and if i want to add my other 2 HD's for storage internally It'll be pushing it. . .
 
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by DanNEBTD
My system works fine now. . . but when i upgrade to DX10 and if i want to add my other 2 HD's for storage internally It'll be pushing it. . .
well either way you're going to have to get a new psu. Might as well get one now, and maybe get a better case when you buy your HDs and video cards so that you can have more room i guess
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post #7 of 8
I am going to go a different way. So you wont be upgrading until DX10, aka at least November, at least. PSU prices drop as new models come out, wattages get more, stuff like that. Case prices don't change that much. So I say buy the case now, and later that PSU might be cheaper, or a better one might be the same price.
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dexterousdeven
well either way you're going to have to get a new psu. Might as well get one now, and maybe get a better case when you buy your HDs and video cards so that you can have more room i guess
Thanks for reminding me. . . anopther reason i wanted a new case is because the G80 is supposed to be 11"s long. . . i def need more space if the next gen GPU's are going to be near that length.
 
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