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GTA V is not out yet

you might want to double check that
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you might want to double check that

I don't think PC version is out yet.
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I don't think PC version is out yet.
True.
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After further review, you are correct. I had to ask the kids... Its the one that they call Vice city. I am not a gamer with the exception of Call of Duty 4 so apologies to all...
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post #15 of 30
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You really AREN'T pulling 450W with just a q6600 and a HD6750. Unless the Q6600 is 4GHz that is ...

So you believe that Bestec psu is enough.
My advice to oldcompgeek is to test a spare psu if he owns one a more reliable one.
Im almost certain that bestec psu is crap.
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post #16 of 30
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Nope lol it's outta there. My professor uses them religiously but he also builds very low wattage systems as well. I put the Antec earth watts PSU in there .. 520w
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post #17 of 30
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So you believe that Bestec psu is enough.
My advice to oldcompgeek is to test a spare psu if he owns one a more reliable one.
Im almost certain that bestec psu is crap.
I am definitely certain the bestec is garbage ... But i just had to be a pedant tongue.gif
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I don't doubt that you're correct, especially for gaming, but for low tdp systems he swears by them. I prefer to use Antec or EVGA (single rail Antec or quality multi rail EVGA) for all of my higher quality systems... A lot of people say that single 12v rails are the only good ones around but a well built multi rail unit can actually be more efficient. Hey fellas, I'm dropping a new MSI GD-80 into the kids' rig along with a Phenom II 1100t and wondered if the old Q6600 is worth even keeping around anymore? (I am not an Intel guru or user normally)

Thanks for all y'alls input
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post #19 of 30
Depends what you'd want to use it for
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post #20 of 30
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Originally Posted by oldcompgeek View Post

I don't doubt that you're correct, especially for gaming, but for low tdp systems he swears by them. I prefer to use Antec or EVGA (single rail Antec or quality multi rail EVGA) for all of my higher quality systems... A lot of people say that single 12v rails are the only good ones around but a well built multi rail unit can actually be more efficient. Hey fellas, I'm dropping a new MSI GD-80 into the kids' rig along with a Phenom II 1100t and wondered if the old Q6600 is worth even keeping around anymore? (I am not an Intel guru or user normally)

Thanks for all y'alls input

The problem with that is, companies (like Antec) are known to rebrand very poor quality PSU's made by the same poor quality OEM's, they just slap their "brand logo" on the product and tweak a few things here and there but they arent major and most of the time they get away with a huge profit margin.

Here is a good link if you were planning on getting that Antec PSU out of there. http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies/0_20

I wish you luck with your monitor problems and the likes; though. thumb.gif
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