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i wouldn't imagine that being something that someone would make up.
i personally have never used a Raidmax power supply though so couldn't say based off of experience.

I have not used one either but i have been the victim of a crappy PSU destroying my PC so i have made it my mission to find everything i can about PSU´s which means which are the good ones and which is the bad ones
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if i gota change the PSU thats fine not a biggy. just recomend one for me with the rest of the componets.

@lolllll117 my CPU at the moment is a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
link follows http://www.overclock.net/products/amd-phenom-ii-x6-1045t
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if i gota change the PSU thats fine not a biggy. just recomend one for me with the rest of the componets.

@lolllll117 my CPU at the moment is a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
link follows http://www.overclock.net/products/amd-phenom-ii-x6-1045t

You dont need more then 550 watts max for a system with a single video card and even that is more then enough

This is a list with the good ones on it
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies
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post #14 of 68
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if i gota change the PSU thats fine not a biggy. just recomend one for me with the rest of the componets.

@lolllll117 my CPU at the moment is a AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
link follows http://www.overclock.net/products/amd-phenom-ii-x6-1045t

maybe it is time for an upgrade then. the best AMD CPU you can get these days would be an 8350
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113284

for the motherboard, do you have any preference on manufacturers?
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Where are you from i might be able to find a PSU you can find in your area as not all brands can be found everywhere
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post #16 of 68
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that was the cpu I was thinking of but wasn't 100% sure if it was the best.
I'm located in pa in the usa
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OK, here's some good 550w PSUs:

XFX Core Edition Pro 550w 80-PLUS Bronze $60 after $10 MIR
Rosewill HIVE 550w 80-PLUS Bronze $70
Rosewill CAPSTONE 550w 80-PLUS Gold $83
Seasonic G-Series 550w 80-PLUS Gold $90
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id rather with the new PSU go a little higher then needed since the math i did for power i need atleast a 650 with my other devces.
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id rather with the new PSU go a little higher then needed since the math i did for power i need atleast a 650 with my other devces.

i'd say 650 and 750 are good numbers for most average users when you consider that PSU's are most efficient at around 50% load.
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id rather with the new PSU go a little higher then needed since the math i did for power i need atleast a 650 with my other devces.

I was under the impression that you were only running a single video card. If so, 550w is more than enough. However, here's some good 650w units if you wish to go that high regardless...

Rosewill Hive 650w 80-PLUS Bronze $60 w/ $20 off promo code EMCYTZT3267, ends 4/14
Corsair TX650 v2 80-PLUS Bronze $70 after $20 MIR
Rosewill CAPSTONE 650w 80-PLUS Gold $85 after $10 MIR
Rosewill FORTRESS 650w 80-PLUS Platinum $90 after $30 MIR
XFX XXX Edition 650w 80-PLUS Bronze $94 after $10 MIR
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