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I'm thinking of buying a new rig sometime soon, but I'm not sure on what exactly I want to get.

I was thinking along the lines of a e6400 or e6600, with a 7900gs and 2 gigs of ddr2 RAM.

So, what PSU should I get for a rig like this? I will be gaming a decent bit on it, if that affects the power usage (which I assume it does ). I do not expect to go for SLI at any time, although I guess it's a minor possibility, but I don't want anyone to really consider SLI in their choice of PSU, as it doesn't matter to me.

Anyways, I was looking on the Egg and was looking at the following:

Thermaltake 500w: $80
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153028

COOLMAX 500w: $50
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817159040

Rosewill 550w: $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817182027

COOLMAX SLI 500w: $70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817159054

Or, I am also considering the Nuuo.
I am also wide open to any suggestions you all may have

I would like to keep the PSu under $100. So, which of these would be best? Or any suggestions you guys have?
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Nuuo
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Rosewill is evil. Thermaltake makes shotty PSUs. Coolmax I have not heard good things about. I've heard mixed things about the Nuuo. You could get a OCZ 600w GameXStream for $105...
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I'd Nuuo over the ones you mentioned
    
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post #5 of 20
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Rosewill is evil. Thermaltake makes shotty PSUs. Coolmax I have not heard good things about. I've heard mixed things about the Nuuo. You could get a OCZ 600w GameXStream for $105...
ok, so you'd suggest this one?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001

Well, that's not too much over my budget, and my budget isn't strict, it's just my preference. So I guess I can live with that.

So if not, then the Nuuo. Gotcha

Anyone else? =]
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TriplePlay View Post
ok, so you'd suggest this one?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341001

Well, that's not too much over my budget, and my budget isn't strict, it's just my preference. So I guess I can live with that.

So if not, then the Nuuo. Gotcha

Anyone else? =]
You found it.
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You found it.
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I'd take 520w Corsair over the 600w GXS any day

CORSAIR HX520w $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139001
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by boredom View Post
I'd take 520w Corsair over the 600w GXS any day

CORSAIR HX520w $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139001
Eh... $120 is starting to get a little higher than I would prefer...

Also, why is that one so much better than the GXS?
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post #10 of 20
NUUO FTW! it beats all the other IMO, and has proven reliabilty and quality! But be sure to get the one with the PFC built in.
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