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The TX750 is a solid choice. Just be aware that cable management will be a pain
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post #12 of 20

It seems to me that my last post was missed.  So, here it is again:

 

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Originally Posted by robbiq View Post

No, they do have some cx series. They have an ax and hx but those are out of my budget and closer or over $200.

 

Ouch.

 

550-650W XFX Pro Core Edition?

 

By the way, I recommend putting in your original post that you live in Puerto Rico, you are buying from a local because shipping is way too expensive, and the local store's options are limited to what you just told me.  Otherwise, people will be recommending Newegg prices and they will think that you can order from any store.

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post #13 of 20
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It seems to me that my last post was missed.  So, here it is again:


Ouch.

550-650W XFX Pro Core Edition?

By the way, I recommend putting in your original post that you live in Puerto Rico, you are buying from a local because shipping is way too expensive, and the local store's options are limited to what you just told me.  Otherwise, people will be recommending Newegg prices and they will think that you can order from any store.

Updatef my post. Thanx

I think the xfx they have is a 650 pro and its priced at around $140 or something like that.
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Updatef my post. Thanx

I think the xfx they have is a 650 pro and its priced at around $140 or something like that.

 

Ouch.  Then I recommend using this list:

 

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

 

Note:  if you will never have more than one video card, then the largest PSU you would need is 450W.  Some video cards would even be fine with a sub-400W unit.

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post #15 of 20
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

Ouch.  Then I recommend using this list:

http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

Note:  if you will never have more than one video card, then the largest PSU you would need is 450W.  Some video cards would even be fine with a sub-400W unit.

Yeah I know any of those psu's are overkill right now but I have an 8350 on the way that I order a couple of days ago and I also got my hand on a gt630 I want to try out for a dedicated physx card so it does' t hurt to future proof a bit. Plus I don't plan on buying another psu for about a year or a year and a half when I return to the states for vacation.
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by robbiq View Post


Yeah I know any of those psu's are overkill right now but I have an 8350 on the way that I order a couple of days ago and I also got my hand on a gt630 I want to try out for a dedicated physx card so it does' t hurt to future proof a bit. Plus I don't plan on buying another psu for about a year or a year and a half when I return to the states for vacation.

 

That still won't need anything 'bigger' than a 450W.  When a card is doing nothing but PhysX, its power draw is extremely low.

 

Also, Future-proofing is almost silly these days because each new generation of GPUs and CPUs requires less power than the previous.

 

So I'm just trying to help you spend less money or perhaps enable you to get a better PSU.

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Ok. I see. I'll probably check what they have in the 500-550 range then and make a decision. Is coolermaster an ok psu?
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Ok. I see. I'll probably check what they have in the 500-550 range then and make a decision. Is coolermaster an ok psu?

 

It depends on the models in question.  With PSUs, it's not about brand names but it's about the individual units.

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post #19 of 20
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went with on ozc zt 750w for $86. fully modular. I think it was a good deal. What do you guys think?
I haven't opend it yet can still return it.
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went with on ozc zt 750w for $86. fully modular. I think it was a good deal. What do you guys think?
I haven't opend it yet can still return it.

they quite decent nothing special but it will do what its supposed to without any fuss
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