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post #1 of 8
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Hey,

So i'm picking up GTX 760. Can I manage with the CX430? If not, which one? I was looking at the Seasonic S12II 520W. Is it an upgrade in terms of quality? Or get the TX550M?

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Can you find the XFX Core Edition 450 watts or the Seasonic G 450 watts?

Or the Cooler Master V450S for that matter?
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If you don't plan on overclocking or any near future upgrades then the CX430 is a good budget choice. I have used two CX430's in different builds and they were surprisingly good value for money ( one of them is in my sig )

However if you can save or stretch your budget to the 500w-550w region then you will be able to get a better quality unit with future expansion and / or overclocking. The other units mentioned above by shilka are also a good choice smile.gif
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Can you find the XFX Core Edition 450 watts or the Seasonic G 450 watts?

Or the Cooler Master V450S for that matter?

The Seasonic G 450 is available but for some reason, its really really costly! (maybe, because its a great PSU). Cooler Master after sales in India is non-existent so I don't want to risk it. Any PSU's from the Corsair Stable? Their service is second to none over here in India, thats why.

It is possible to stick with my current CX430? I sometimes get Kernel-Power errors though. Is it the PSU?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr-Mechraven View Post

If you don't plan on overclocking or any near future upgrades then the CX430 is a good budget choice. I have used two CX430's in different builds and they were surprisingly good value for money ( one of them is in my sig )

However if you can save or stretch your budget to the 500w-550w region then you will be able to get a better quality unit with future expansion and / or overclocking. The other units mentioned above by shilka are also a good choice smile.gif

yeah, I'm trying to stretch it up to the 550W section, I can trying getting the TX550M, nothing more than that.

EDIT: I'm running 5 WD 1TB EZEX's
Edited by chip94 - 10/29/13 at 11:46am
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post #5 of 8
You could stick with the cx450 running a GTX 760 and 3570k system.

Enough juice.
    
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post #6 of 8
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You could stick with the cx450 running a GTX 760 and 3570k system.

Enough juice.

I sometimes get Kernel-Power errors though. Is it the PSU?

The system just hangs though I'm sometimes able to recover it. And sometimes its Nvidia (nvdm Driver failed thing). When its the latter, I think its the card and not the PSU.
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Not the psu. Driver, overclock maybe.
    
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Then I'll stick with the CX430 itself and re-do my overclock and all. Now got to get the 760 biggrin.gif
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