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Hardcore Gamer on a budget and i need a sick power supply

post #1 of 34
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Plus i kinda need to buy it at comp usa, best buy, or circuit city better then nothing though.... I have an asus av8-e se mobo via chip set the usual and i was running it with an atx mid 500 watt power supply i never thought anything of the extra four pins on the end before till i got high and was ****ing around cleaning my comp.......please help i play cal m source its pretty much all this computer runs is source thats all that matters to me and i love to over clock things to the absolute max dont really care if i burn it up i got mad mobos but not a good power supply
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
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G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
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Razer Exact Mat 
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post #2 of 34
What is the budget?

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Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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Samsung F3 1TB Hard Drive Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB SSD Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO Windows 7 Professional  
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post #3 of 34
That post took a bit of reading (4x in fact)...... Smoke less, check Grammar & Punctuation

Anyway

Tell use the budget you intend upon spending and we can advise accordingly
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Opteron 165 CCBBE 0615DPMW 2.6GHz (9x290) DFI NF4 SLI-D (HR-05-SLI Passive Chipset Cooler) BFG 8800GTS OC 640MB 620/1860 Mushkin Redline 4x1GB DDR475 (3-3-2-7 2T) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 74GB WD Raptor (RAID 0) + 2.2TB of SATA HDDs NEC DVD/RW SATA XP Home Edition SP3 IIyama H481S 19' TFT 1280x1024 
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Opteron 165 CCBBE 0615DPMW 2.6GHz (9x290) DFI NF4 SLI-D (HR-05-SLI Passive Chipset Cooler) BFG 8800GTS OC 640MB 620/1860 Mushkin Redline 4x1GB DDR475 (3-3-2-7 2T) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 74GB WD Raptor (RAID 0) + 2.2TB of SATA HDDs NEC DVD/RW SATA XP Home Edition SP3 IIyama H481S 19' TFT 1280x1024 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Eluminix (Backlight) OCZ Modstream520w 28A,12v Single Rail Antec P182 Razer, Copperhead Blue 
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Razer Exactamat 
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post #4 of 34
Thread Starter 
http://www.compusa.com/products/compare.asp? is a comparison of all that are at comp usa
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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post #5 of 34
Thread Starter 
100 to 200 thats all i can afford but im selling an old computer soo i dunno im gonna make like 300 from work so maybe at least 200 off the cpu
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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post #6 of 34
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im new to building my own computers so i let one of my dumbass friends help me and him and i had a falling out so he didnt care about my comp so he ****ed it up.....still fixing it he never told me id need another powersupply....how much is this dropping my computer performance do u think?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
  hide details  
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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post #7 of 34
I think Bestbuy carries some decent Antec PSUs.
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Kentsfield DFI DK P35-T2RS eVGA 9800GTX 512MB G.SKILL DDR2-800 4x2GB 
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160GB WD SATA2 Pioneer DVD-ROM Acer 22 in. Saitek Eclipse II 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 Kentsfield DFI DK P35-T2RS eVGA 9800GTX 512MB G.SKILL DDR2-800 4x2GB 
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160GB WD SATA2 Pioneer DVD-ROM Acer 22 in. Saitek Eclipse II 
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post #8 of 34
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and like everyone says i have been sitting here reading **** for about four months waiting to get the dough for a psu and now im gonna have money and gonna have one tonight
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
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post #9 of 34
How about these for size?

http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...X_Power_Supply NeoHE 550w $150
http://www.compusa.com/products/prod...v_Power_Supply OCZ Powerstream 520w $117 (when back in stock)

Desktop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 165 CCBBE 0615DPMW 2.6GHz (9x290) DFI NF4 SLI-D (HR-05-SLI Passive Chipset Cooler) BFG 8800GTS OC 640MB 620/1860 Mushkin Redline 4x1GB DDR475 (3-3-2-7 2T) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 74GB WD Raptor (RAID 0) + 2.2TB of SATA HDDs NEC DVD/RW SATA XP Home Edition SP3 IIyama H481S 19' TFT 1280x1024 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Eluminix (Backlight) OCZ Modstream520w 28A,12v Single Rail Antec P182 Razer, Copperhead Blue 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exactamat 
  hide details  
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Desktop
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 165 CCBBE 0615DPMW 2.6GHz (9x290) DFI NF4 SLI-D (HR-05-SLI Passive Chipset Cooler) BFG 8800GTS OC 640MB 620/1860 Mushkin Redline 4x1GB DDR475 (3-3-2-7 2T) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 74GB WD Raptor (RAID 0) + 2.2TB of SATA HDDs NEC DVD/RW SATA XP Home Edition SP3 IIyama H481S 19' TFT 1280x1024 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Eluminix (Backlight) OCZ Modstream520w 28A,12v Single Rail Antec P182 Razer, Copperhead Blue 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exactamat 
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post #10 of 34
Thread Starter 
what about this one Cooler Master eXtreme Power 600 Watt ATX12V 2.01 Power Supply its like 120 bucks will that get me buy for a while or do i need something else
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 64 x2 dual 4400z Asus A8V-E SE socket939 nVidia EVGA 7600GT 256 mb Corsair XMS DDR 400 2x1G 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
74GB Raptor combo lol pos had to save moeny somewhere XP pro Syncmaster 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 ATX 550 20 pp but i need 24 power pins to work rig Antec LanBOy G5 
Mouse Pad
Razer Exact Mat 
  hide details  
Reply
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