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post #11 of 15
You dont need more then 550 watts really

Something else you could look at besides the Capstone is the XFX Core Edition

Its a Seasonic S12II based unit
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post #12 of 15
i agree youd be happier with the capstone 550> 650 corsair
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post #13 of 15
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Originally Posted by dmfree88 View Post

i agree youd be happier with the capstone 550> 650 corsair

At least the Capstone 650 allows him to add a second video card without buying a new PSU

Something he would have to do with the TX
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post #14 of 15
While it is not ideal and should be taking account of when purchasing a new PSU, if he were to get the TX650 and get a second card in the future, he can in fact uses a molex to PCIe adapter, so he doesn't necessary need to replace it. Nonetheless, if he is indeed is going to SLI/CFX, it would be a best to get a unit that has the proper connectivity to do so by default.

I would look at the Rosewill Capstone 450/550w over the TX650 if you are only going with a single GPU card setup or the Capstone 750-M that's on sale atm on Newegg for $85 if you are going to add two cards. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182264
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+1 to qwan's plan tongue.gif
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