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In regards to the ESD. As long as you touch the PSU or case every now and then, it should keep you from sending any serious shocks to any equipment. ESD wristbands are pretty cheap and a good thing to have. But if you don't want to buy one or don't have the money, just do as I said and it should reduce the risk of ESD.
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I have just found a XFX 6800XT 256mb for the same price of the 7300GT, is it better?
NOOOOOOOOOO DONT GET IT
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post #53 of 70
A 7300 isnt an underclocked 7600gt. Thers more that goes into performance than clock speeds. pipelines and all that.

Basically, the 7300 is 1 step above onboard graphics. Just like the 6200. Don't expect to have a happy gaming experience with it.

Also as said, make sure to get a good brand-name PSU!

If your PSU fails it can (and very likely will) take out atleast one other component with it.

Seasonic and Enermax make good PSUs. Theres LOTS more, but those are the 2 that i can think of.
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post #54 of 70
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Originally Posted by noxious89123 View Post
A 7300 isnt an underclocked 7600gt. Thers more that goes into performance than clock speeds. pipelines and all that.

Basically, the 7300 is 1 step above onboard graphics. Just like the 6200. Don't expect to have a happy gaming experience with it.
The 7300GT is a few steps above onboard graphics. A 7300GT gets close to a 7600GS in preformance.

7300GT - 8 pipelines (350/700) With DDR3
7600GS - 12 pipelines (400/400) With DDR2
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Would this be a good and stable psu?
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Would what be a good psu?
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Nah, its not difficult at all, just make sure is installed correctly, everything is compatible, and GROUND yourself when your putting the components in, I'd post the parts your getting to make sure everything is compatible.
I have never Grounded myself when building one and i have built 8 pc's so far.
    
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Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU View Post
I have never Grounded myself when building one and i have built 8 pc's so far.
Alot of compnents these days can tolerate ESD pretty Well. However Dont risk it...Always ground yourself first...RAM can be straight out killed by ESD ( Electro static discharge )
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Na I have trust in Lifetime warrentys LOL.
    
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