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I have $40 for a PSU to power a gtx 470 and a C2D
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post #2 of 6
$40 will be tough to get a reliable PSU that will last. I'd look at the used goods in the OCN marketplace. You might be able to score something decent for $60ish. $40 for a new unit from the egg will be junk.
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The best that I can do in the $40 range is the Corsair CX500. It's currently $50 shipped (w/ promo code EMCXRWX25) and has an additional $20 mail-in rebate, making for a net cost of $30 after MIR.

If you could expand your budget slightly, the Rosewill HIVE 550 has better internal components and thus higher reliability. It costs $56 shipped (w/ promo code EMCXRWS93) without having to rely on any MIRs.
Edited by svenge - 5/14/13 at 9:25pm
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I cant even afford either of those...
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post #5 of 6
This is what i could find from the list that was closest to 40$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371033

Is 380 watts to little?
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post #6 of 6
The Corsair CX430M is probably your best bet, you need at least a 400W. The GTX 470 is a power hungry beast.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139049

$30 after MIR.

If you can though, try and spend a bit more and get something like the Rosewill Capstone 450W - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182066
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