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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...8919&CatId=331
585 watts
+3.3V=36A
+5V=36A
+12V1=19A
+12V2=20A
+-12V=1A
+5Vsb=2A

Dual rails , dual fans, only thing I'm usure about is how effecient it is.
Got it for $29, any good for the price? Been working great but was wondering if I should upgrade it soon or if should handle most things for now.
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don't buy any PSU for less than $100. it will be crappy. buy the PCP&C 610.
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we cant all afford pcp&c stuff man
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 1c0n
we cant all afford pcp&c stuff man
can you afford your computer not working because you bought a crap PSU?
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BTW cgrado I already got it, wondering if it'll last, and yes 1c0n I agree with you. Thats what I made this post, to see if this is a good budget power supply for us who can't afford the high end hardware.

Edit for last post: Not all cheap power supplies don't last, I got a really cheap power supply from Best Buy 3 years ago and the only reason I upgraded was cuz it didn't have alot of watts.
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HAHAHA thought u were talking to me, lol
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post #8 of 14
im still with cgrado tho, i wouldnt trust several 100's of $$ to a 20$ psu, sorry man, use it till you can afford something a little better. minimum 100$ with active PFC. i dont look for all that flashy stuff like led's and controllable votage (i dont even care about modular) and there are some decent ones out there. like a silverstone zues, 600W active PFC, 20+A and dual 12v rails. was like 130$ cdn.
its gonna cost you alot more if that thing dies and takes other parts with it.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cgrado

nice budget psu
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cgrado
don't buy any PSU for less than $100. it will be crappy. buy the PCP&C 610.
NOT true there are plenty of PSUs out there under 100$ that will last, are good quality, and powerful...
I'd either get a FSP or ANTEC:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103937
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

I recommend not using that psu you got like cgrado said. Won't last... risk your PC.
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