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I'm most probably getting a Core 2 Duo system very soon, but I'm lost with where to go with powersupplies. I own quite a few computers and I've never had a power supply die on me. But some people say that a good brand name power supply is absolutely essential.

My system will contain a mobo (gigabyte DS3 or S3), cpu (e6600), gfx card (7900gs), ram (1 stick), 250gb SATA hdd, ( perhaps an extra ide hdd), and a cd/dvd burner.

I'd like some opinions. What do you recommend?
post #2 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954

Good, cheap, trusted name
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Mobo need a 24pin mainboard connector.
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Mobo need a 24pin mainboard connector.
it has a 24 pin connector
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otherwise you can always buy a 20 to 24 converter for it............
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reberto View Post
it has a 24 pin connector
I guess what I failed to ask is if the 20+4 pin connector will work as a 24pin connector... some probably don't fit well.

Is there a good cheaper (in terms of cost) power supply?
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I guess what I failed to ask is if the 20+4 pin connector will work as a 24pin connector... some probably don't fit well.

Is there a good cheaper (in terms of cost) power supply?
20+4 just means that if you have a 20 pin mobo connector, you can take off the last 4 pins to make it fit. There is a 400w version of that psu on newegg but it dosent have a pci-e connector. For the price, I don't think you can beat this psu
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Quote:
Originally Posted by version2 View Post
I guess what I failed to ask is if the 20+4 pin connector will work as a 24pin connector... some probably don't fit well.

Is there a good cheaper (in terms of cost) power supply?
That's about as cheap as it gets.
    
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20+4 just means that if you have a 20 pin mobo connector, you can take off the last 4 pins to make it fit. There is a 400w version of that psu on newegg but it dosent have a pci-e connector. For the price, I don't think you can beat this psu
Take off? 20+4 pin mobo connectors are pre split: http://images10.newegg.com/NeweggIma...104-954-08.JPG

My gfx card comes with a pcie power converter.

I guess I won't be getting a case. I'll use an old heavy plastic one I have laying around until I have the money for a new case.
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They connect together
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