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post #11 of 18
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In this case then it's a better value, you'll have to go for a better PSU, can you stretch $20-$30 more ?

I would suggest at least this as PSU

And grab this GPU

http://www.microcenter.com/product/417324/Neutron_Series_550W_PS2_ATX_Power_Supply Does this work? It's a bit less.
post #12 of 18
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Ok, I have that gpu in my list. and this psu Neutron Series 550W PS2 ATX Power Supply
post #13 of 18
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Ok, I have that gpu in my list. and this psu Neutron Series 550W PS2 ATX Power Supply

I don't really like to skimp on the PSU. It's an important part and to be honest, the antec one is the lowest one I would put in any rigs.
I cannot find any review of that PSU you found and I could not recommend it's purchase.

A PSU is the heart of your system, it should be reliable and efficient. This one looks weird to me.
I would recommend getting a lower priced GPU and the antec PSU I found.
post #14 of 18
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I don't really like to skimp on the PSU. It's an important part and to be honest, the antec one is the lowest one I would put in any rigs.
I cannot find any review of that PSU you found and I could not recommend it's purchase.

A PSU is the heart of your system, it should be reliable and efficient. This one looks weird to me.
I would recommend getting a lower priced GPU and the antec PSU I found.

Alright I threw the antec in, post the whole build when you have it figured out biggrin.gif
post #15 of 18
I'm running a cheapo XFX power supply that has my sig rig on it. It runs at close to full load. I'm kind of waiting for it to explode on me. If you aren't really experienced/expecting it. I wouldnt skimp on the power supply either.


But now i'm kind of waiting for an explosion in my house. I guess insurance would buy me a new pc?
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R7 1700X 3912 Mhz @ 1.375v BIOSTAR X370GT7 GTX 980 Ti @ 1443Mhz  CORSAIR Vengeance White LED 3200 Mhz (4x8GB) 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
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Razer Ornata Corsair 750 RM Phanteks Evolv ATX Logitech G602 
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i7 4790k @ 4.6Ghz Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE GTX 980 Ti @ 1400 Mhz 4 x 4GB (16GB) Corsair LPX DDR3 
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post #16 of 18
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Alright I threw the antec in, post the whole build when you have it figured out biggrin.gif

Since you are using deals from microcenter I would go with your build, since it's a $300 build, it's pretty thight budget, you got the CPU,MB,RAM,GPU,PSU, you are missing an optical drive and an hard drive along with a computer case.
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