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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

That model is 6 years old and while its not a bad unit its very inefficient

It also looks like its loud as all hell with that tiny fan

Good point.

Hmm. Is there a particular wattage and brand you can recommend?

Thanks!
post #22 of 29
Unless you plan to have two video cards you dont need more then 550 watts max

And i never recommend brands as its a trap as almost all brand does not build their own units they buy them from someone else
And almost all brands buy from more then one PSU maker

Anyway you have the list
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

Or my info threads

http://www.overclock.net/t/1390866/super-flower-leadex-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1391520/fractal-design-power-supplies-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1392001/nzxt-power-supplies-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1392492/be-quiet-power-supplies-information-thread#

Have still not gotten around to make more info threads but Rosewill is one to do
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post #23 of 29
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Unless you plan to have two video cards you dont need more then 550 watts max

And i never recommend brands as its a trap as almost all brand does not build their own units they buy them from someone else
And almost all brands buy from more then one PSU maker

Anyway you have the list
http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies

Or my info threads

http://www.overclock.net/t/1390866/super-flower-leadex-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1391520/fractal-design-power-supplies-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1392001/nzxt-power-supplies-information-thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/1392492/be-quiet-power-supplies-information-thread#

Have still not gotten around to make more info threads but Rosewill is one to do

Thanks, I will take a look!
post #24 of 29
If you are from the US the Rosewill Capstone is almost always on sale on Newegg
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post #25 of 29
If you're sticking with one card I'd go with this the SeaSonic G-550 (it's cheaper than the Capstone, saying this so shilka doesn't go crazy wink.gif).
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151119

If you plan on going with multiple cards in the future then go with the Rosewill Capstone 750-M.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182264

Both are semi-modular and amazing value for money.
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post #26 of 29
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If you're sticking with one card I'd go with this the SeaSonic G-550 (it's cheaper than the Capstone, saying this so shilka doesn't go crazy wink.gif).
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151119

If you plan on going with multiple cards in the future then go with the Rosewill Capstone 750-M.
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182264

Both are semi-modular and amazing value for money.

Too bad the new Antec True Power Gold series and the new lower wattage Antec High Current Pro Platinum is not out yet

Would be nice to see some units from Delta trade blows with the others
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post #27 of 29
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Thanks everyone for your input, especially shilka. Definitely learned a lot today.
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Thanks everyone for your input, especially shilka. Definitely learned a lot today.

You are welcome
And the info threads are they to be used so feel free to link it if you like
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post #29 of 29
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hello,

i would like to resurrect this thread to continue from where i left off last time. i had decided, based on the advice of several, to hold off on purchasing computer parts until the release of the new intel haswell series of cpus.

My budget has not changed along with the current list of componenets i have on hand. I imagine that the computer would most likely only be put under load during pc games (i dont really do anything else on comp which would).

Additionally, i would like to add that (as i am very technologically inept) i will be attempting slight overclocking at best, if any.

If any could recommend some builds, I would really appreciate it.

thanks
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