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post #11 of 27
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My computer is closed so I can not see what PSU is in there, I might do that tomorrow.
I see both need more than 500 watt. I am not sure if this is a problem with 400 watt?
post #12 of 27
They Always state high wattage but i think they do that for people that have crappy PSU's

A good quality PSU of 400W could easely drive a high overclocked PC with a HD7770 (like a Corsair CX430 as budget option)
A good quality PSU of 500W could easely drive a high overclocked PC with a HD7850 (like a Seasonic M12II520 as a medium budget option)
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That is interesting. I will open my computer tomorrow and see what PSU is in it!
post #15 of 27
I copied and pasted this from a thread I posted in earlier today, it is relevant here as well:

*As far as the psu goes, I am going to go out on a limb here. Cooler Master has a new i500 series psu that they are rolling out in the next week. They will be replacing the eXtreme Power series. I received one last week and have been running an 8320 with 8GB of RAM and an MSI 7950 off of it with no issues whatsoever. I would actually recommend this psu to anyone looking for a good BUDGET psu. It's not fancy at all, no sleeved cables etc, not modular, it just delivers power.





this psu will cover that with no problem thumb.gif

ETA* Also if I may suggest, you would probably do well to get a factory overclocked GHz Edition, I know several of the card manufacturers make them, sapphire, msi, powercolor, probably HIs as well.
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post #16 of 27
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That is a nice one indeed. But sadly it is not for sale in the Netherlands and delivery is pretty expencive (transport costs, import tax, etc)
Currently I have the SZ-400r with 12v, 15a and 500w. I also found the box of my motherboard: ELITEGROUP GF8100VM-M3

I think I might go with the Cooler Master B Series 500WATT and Asus HD7770,2GB, I am still not sure if I should buy a new CPU.
This together will be 138.99+42.99= € 181.91 ($ 235.26)
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Originally Posted by azrael36 View Post

considering the average human doesn't see more than about ~30FPS anyways wink.gif
false
post #18 of 27
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false

Thanks for your opinion but it ain't false http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frame_rate
post #19 of 27
Really i heard it was up for debate some say its 30 fps, some say its less but i can tell u for sure the average guy like me will feel a diffrence when going from 60 fps to 30 fps ( even tough i may not see it ) i will fell the game slowing down. 7770 got me in the 30 fps range on a 1920x1080 monitor,i dont think it will get much more then that? Maybe it will? Iam not sure which card from nvidia competes with the 7790 & 7770 but i will assume 640 & 650?....you might wanna see what nvidia has to offer before u pull the triger on the radeon? Iam sure these guys can provide u with benchmarks and what not, good luck with the build my friend!
     
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That is a nice one indeed. But sadly it is not for sale in the Netherlands and delivery is pretty expencive (transport costs, import tax, etc)
Currently I have the SZ-400r with 12v, 15a and 500w. I also found the box of my motherboard: ELITEGROUP GF8100VM-M3

I think I might go with the Cooler Master B Series 500WATT and Asus HD7770,2GB, I am still not sure if I should buy a new CPU.
This together will be 138.99+42.99= € 181.91 ($ 235.26)

Cooler Master B series or Thunder as its also known as is not very good

Bu it depens as there is two models in this series one by CWT and another by Enhance Electronics

Whats the full model number?
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