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Any one know if this 400W Xigmatek is any good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817815007

Planning to power a reference 4870 and a core 2 Duo wolfdale with it.
post #1442 of 6730
I noticed that the OCZ ModXStream Pro 600w is recommended, but the 700w version is not. Why? The 700w is $5 more at NCIX, and is actually $5 cheaper than the 600w after rebate.
 
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post #1443 of 6730
Quote:
Originally Posted by tianhui View Post
Any one know if this 400W Xigmatek is any good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817815007

Planning to power a reference 4870 and a core 2 Duo wolfdale with it.
It'll power it, but do it very poorly. It's also built poorly.

Corsair CX Series would be a better option. Or NeoECO. Rosewill Green Series is also good and affordable.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid View Post
I noticed that the OCZ ModXStream Pro 600w is recommended, but the 700w version is not. Why? The 700w is $5 more at NCIX, and is actually $5 cheaper than the 600w after rebate.
The 700w likes to shut down at 43*C. Which can make it a problem in some enthusiast machines.
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Just stubbing this for later, thanks.
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Power supply advice for the following build:
  • SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP (might add another down the road)
  • CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
  • Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52400
And for this build:
  • Intel Core i5-2400S Sandy Bridge 2.5GHz (3.3GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 65W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52400S
  • CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C8
  • MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP

Thanks! I just have no clue on the wattage needed for those, but I do want modular.
Edited by SI51 - 8/28/11 at 2:57pm
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post #1446 of 6730
400-450w unit would be fine.

Depending on you budget, would really matter what you should get.

The Lepa G500 is Cheap, Efficient, and built well.
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post #1447 of 6730
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
400-450w unit would be fine.

Depending on you budget, would really matter what you should get.

The Lepa G500 is Cheap, Efficient, and built well.
Let's say I plan on OCing quite heavily, still 450w?
Edited by SI51 - 8/28/11 at 3:38pm
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post #1448 of 6730
Quote:
Originally Posted by SI51 View Post
Let's say I plan on OCing quite heavily, still 450w?
Yup.

That 500w even has 494w available on the 12v rail. Which is more than enough for a modern setup. As most builds won't draw more than 5 or so amps from the 5v rail or 3.3v rail.
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post #1449 of 6730
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Yup.

That 500w even has 494w available on the 12v rail. Which is more than enough for a modern setup. As most builds won't draw more than 5 or so amps from the 5v rail or 3.3v rail.
Awesome, thanks!
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post #1450 of 6730
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
It'll power it, but do it very poorly. It's also built poorly.

Corsair CX Series would be a better option. Or NeoECO. Rosewill Green Series is also good and affordable.


The 700w likes to shut down at 43*C. Which can make it a problem in some enthusiast machines.
Thanks~!
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