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Drop that diablotech psu. grab a Antec Earthwatts. You could cause some serious harm to your parts by using a bad PSU.

that list already surpasses the peak of my price range frown.gif
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that list already surpasses the peak of my price range frown.gif

the list I gave you only surpassed your budget by $4, since you said it was $420. tongue.gif Which should cover the amount saved from not going to microcenter (taxes). You should mix and match buying online and buying at microcenter to maximize performance and minimize cost thumb.gif

And the problem with bad PSUs is that they can cause your entire system to fail and you would have to buy all new parts. not just a PSU. but if a GPU fails or RAM fails, you just have to replace that particular part, where a bad PSU can potentially take the whole system with it.
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the list I gave you only surpassed your budget by $4, since you said it was $420. tongue.gif Which should cover the amount saved from not going to microcenter (taxes). You should mix and match buying online and buying at microcenter to maximize performance and minimize cost thumb.gif
And the problem with bad PSUs is that they can cause your entire system to fail and you would have to buy all new parts. not just a PSU. but if a GPU fails or RAM fails, you just have to replace that particular part, where a bad PSU can potentially take the whole system with it.

okay, but imagine shipping, i dont think ill get my parts before friday morning. but im going to work around what i have and let u guys know what else i could do.
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Sounds to me like you are dead set on the list you came up with..
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post #105 of 142
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okay, but imagine shipping, i dont think ill get my parts before friday morning. but im going to work around what i have and let u guys know what else i could do.

Newegg and Amazon most of the time have free shipping thumb.gif
and the prices in my list are the prices including shipping wink.gif
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Sounds to me like you are dead set on the list you came up with..

ive changed a few things on my list frown.gif
post #107 of 142
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Newegg and Amazon most of the time have free shipping thumb.gif
and the prices in my list are the prices including shipping wink.gif

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0295037

hows this PSU?
post #108 of 142
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nope, its not really that good. Look into a Corsair CX series, Antec Earthwatts series, or any Seasonic series. The only Coolermaster series I would recommend as a PSU would be the CoolerMaster Silent series. I do not recommend any of the others.

There are also some decent rosewill and OCZ psus, but i do not know them off the top of my head.


I think you can snag a Corsair CX430 from newegg for $17 after mail in rebate, it should be 3 day shipping.
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post #109 of 142
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nope, its not really that good. Look into a Corsair CX series, Antec Earthwatts series, or any Seasonic series. The only Coolermaster series I would recommend as a PSU would be the CoolerMaster Silent series. I do not recommend any of the others.
There are also some decent rosewill and OCZ psus, but i do not know them off the top of my head.
I think you can snag a Corsair CX430 from newegg for $17 after mail in rebate, it should be 3 day shipping.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0361422

This one? biggrin.gif
post #110 of 142
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That one is good, but overpriced, look for a Corsair CX430, you shouldn't need to spend over $45 for it and it will have plenty of power.

Only issue is, Microcenter tends to be more expensive when it comes to PSUs... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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