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I have the following case and included power supply.

http://www.apevia.com/productsInfo.asp?KEY=X-Master-BK/500

The fan on this thing is making some horrible noises until it warms up and even then it's noisy, so I guess it's time for a replacement. I am currently running a PII 840 at 3.7, 2 hard drives, one SSD, DVD, single GPU (6750) and a few fans, so I expect any 400W or better power supply will be fine. I will probably get a 7850 in the near future, but no other expectations for increased power requirements.

The Apevia website says the power supply is:

ATX 500W power supply
-1*120mm built-in UV blue fan
-Standard size:150 x 140 x 85 mm (W x L x H)

I *assume* that means pretty much any power supply will work and fit into the case venting properly? I was thinking about this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171031

With rebates and promo codes it come to $30 shipped. Will this work and are there any issues with this?

Thanks
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post #2 of 3
That PSU is awful, just awful. CM should be ashamed they carry that PSU, aswell as many other unit's with CM slapped on them.

7850 uses 2x6 pin right? You can just get the EA380D, PC P&C MKIII 400w, CX430.. but all have a single 6 or 6+2 cable which would require an molex to 6 pin adapter.

Don't skimp on the PSU!

The Capstone 450 is a beaut. $64 shipped but worth every penny.
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LOL ok not that one I guess, the 7850 will have a single 6-pin. I'll check out the recommendations, thanks.

Edit - that CX430 looks like it would fit correctly with the case venting and it $25 after rebate!
Edited by bfromcolo - 11/13/12 at 5:33pm
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