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what wattage should i get 550 or 650

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im buying a antec true power trio sli supported should i get the 550 or the 650 about 100 dollars in price is it worth it for the extra 100 watts
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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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For that rig, both those are way overkill. Unless you plan on upgrading a lot in the future check out seasonic's 380 or 430w PSU's. I have the 430w and look what it powers for me
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yeah yeah im going sli soon its a process new mobo athlon 64 FX bunch of stuff coming
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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
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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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