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Is this a good power supply deal? http://www.ebay.com/itm/750W-Gaming-120MM-Fan-Silent-AT...

(I am currently getting computer parts just to mess around with) most likely im going to get a radeon hd 5970)

And if any of you could recommend a cheaper power supply that could still run a 5970 I would much appreciate it. (PS I am not going to be doing any rebates, I have a max around $35 dollars to spend but i would like to stay in the $20 mark if possible.
post #2 of 44
no way......to get any decent power supply you have to spend at least $55
 
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A 5970 and what?
I don't think there is a good $35 PSU out there. Not new any way.
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post #4 of 44
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Originally Posted by Dt_Freak1 View Post

no way......to get any decent power supply you have to spend at least $55

I second this, card needs at least a 650 W PSU. You need at least double the budget for a reliable PSU, either of these will work:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182132

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207014
post #5 of 44
http://www.microcenter.com/product/430273/CX_Series_CX750_750_Watt_ATX_12V_Modular_Power_Supply_-_Refurbished
this is about the lowest price I would go......yes refurbished but microcenter has 2 year walk in warranties on power supplies. the dollar to performance value is not bad and the cx750m is a more entry level power supply. for a single graphics card should be enough and not terrible enough to break your pc. however shiilka and two cables will probably agree that this power supply I mention isn't probably worth it if its not refurbished with a walk in warranty as its quality is even questionable. avoid unknown brands if at all possible. as a rule of thumb when building a pc there are 2 things you NEVER skimp on even if you are sorely over budget as is. motherboard and power supply are those 2 things.
 
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post #6 of 44
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Originally Posted by Beast Of Sparta View Post

Is this a good power supply deal? http://www.ebay.com/itm/750W-Gaming-120MM-Fan-Silent-AT...

(I am currently getting computer parts just to mess around with) most likely im going to get a radeon hd 5970)

And if any of you could recommend a cheaper power supply that could still run a 5970 I would much appreciate it. (PS I am not going to be doing any rebates, I have a max around $35 dollars to spend but i would like to stay in the $20 mark if possible.

If I find out you buy one of those, I will personally fly out to wherever you live, break into your house in the middle of the night and rearrange your furniture so you stub your toe. biggrin.gif So no, as the above said, do not buy.

My general rule of thumb. Seasonic or Corsair or go home. There's others but the quality and price of those two I've never needed to try any other brand.
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post #7 of 44
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Lol please dont rearrange my furniture, if you truly want to mess with me rearrange my computer parts (that will drive me insane). On topic though I do agree that corsair is very good, used to buy there ram back in the days of old ddr2. Alrighty then I guess I will my money up. I do have one last question for you all. What is the best graphics card that I can get on ebay right now that will run on a 450 watt psu (I currently have it, I know its tried and tested) but is under $35?
post #8 of 44
http://www.ebay.com/itm/SAPPHIRE-100282SR-Radeon-HD-5850-1GB-256-bit-GDDR5-PCI-Express-2-0-/301771031501?hash=item4642f483cd:g:dMMAAOSwl9BWIpDd

Sapphire 5850 for 25 bucks and free shipping. I had one and it was quite the beast and overclocked like crazy. Now days you obviously aren't going to be maxing anything out and I assume you already know that but up till I got my 7950, this card was playing almost everything on high (even BF3, only had to dial some stuff down).
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Ummm thanks but its only $25 for the bid, its $55 currently to buy?
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Originally Posted by Beast Of Sparta View Post

Ummm thanks but its only $25 for the bid, its $55 currently to buy?

0 bids and only has 19 hours left to go on it. Give it a try.
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